- an English and Scottish occupational surname for someone who was a servant
verb (paginates, paginating, paginated)
- To number the pages of a book or other document; to foliate
- A thin board on which a painter lays and mixes colours.
- The range of colors in a given work or item or body of work.
- a personal digital assistant
noun (wikipedia, punched tape)
- (computing) an early sequential digital storage medium consisting of a long roll of paper, each character being coded as a pattern of punched holes; originally used with teletype machines
noun (wikipedia, mul=parameter, parameter (computer science))
- (cattag2, Mathematics, Physics) A variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar.
- (complang) A name in a function or subroutine definition that is replaced by, or bound to, the corresponding actual argument when the function or subroutine is called.
noun (parities, -)
- (context, uncountable) equal; even; of comparable strength or intensity
- (context, countable) (italbrac, of a set) the property of having only two classifications, especially (in mathematics) the classifications even and odd
- Parity is always preserved in such operations.
- (context, countable) the classification of an item into one of two sets, especially (in mathematics) into even or odd
- The particles' parities can switch at random.
- (in physics) symmetry of interactions under spatial inversion
- (in medicine) the number of times a woman has given birth
- (in gaming) in Othello(r) or reversi it is the last move within a given sector of the board
verb (pars, ing)
- To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, point out, pointing out the several part of speech, parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.
- (computing) To have a computer program split a file or other input into bits of data that can be easily stored or manipulated.
- The French mathematician and physicist w:Blaise_Pascal, Blaise Pascal.
- The w:Pascal_programming_language, Pascal programming language.
- A secret word used to gain admittance, or to gain access to information
- (computing) A string of characters, known only to a user, used, along with a user name, to log in to some computer or network etc.
initialism (plural PCs for countable noun senses)
- (US Navy) w:Coastal Patrol, Coastal Patrol
- partially continuous
- w:Penn Central, Penn Central
- personal computer
- w:Phrozen Crew, Phrozen Crew
- (UK politics) w:Plaid Cymru, Plaid Cymru
- player character
- (UK, Canada) police constable
- politically correct
- political correctness
- posterior commissure
- w:Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church
- Privy Council
- privy councillor
- probable cause
- Probate Court
- (TV) production code
- Professional Corporation
- (Canada) w:Progressive Canadian Party, Progressive Canadian Party
- (Canada, formerly) w:Progressive Conservative, Progressive Conservative
- progressive contextualization
- pubococcygeus muscle
initialism (plural: PDAs)
- Personal digital assistant
- Property Damage Accident
- public, Public display of affection
- Pathological Demand Avoidance
- (comptheory) pushdown automaton
noun (plural: peripherals)
adjective (comparative: more peripheral, superlative: most peripheral)
- (computing) a device, such as a printer or scanner, connected to a computer
- on the periphery or boundary
- beside the point
noun (plural personal computers)
- A small computer, built around a microprocessor, for use by one person at a time.
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- A hand-held electronic organizer or computer (abbr. PDA).
- (intransitive) To behave with pertness.
- open; evident; apert.
- Lively; brisk; sprightly; smart.
- Indecorously free, or presuming; saucy; bold; impertinent.
- high-spirited; vivacious
- One of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory.
- The part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made.
- A person who plots
- (computing) an output device that draws graphs and other pictorial images on paper, sometimes using attached pens
- Anything that points or is used for pointing.
- A needle-like component of a timepiece or measuring device that indicates the time or the current reading of the device.
- A breed of hunting dog.
- (complang) A variable which holds the address of a memory location where, presumeably, a value is stored.
- (computing) An icon that indicates the position of the mouse; a cursor.
- A tip, a bit of advice (usually plural.)
- The instructor gave me some pointers on writing a good paper.
- A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.
- A town or city containing such a place.
- (nautical) (uncountable) The left-hand side of a vessel when one is facing the front.
- (obsolete) To carry, bear, or transport.
- (military) To hold a weapon with both hands diagonally across the body
- To transfer from one state to another.
- (computing) To adapt a program so that it works on a different platform.
- (nautical) Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel.
- on the port side
- A portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse.
- Any temporary building that is portable, especially one located at a school.
- A hand-held electronic gaming device.
- Able to be carry, carried or easily moved.
- (computing) Of software, able to be run on multiple hardware or operating systems.
- Physical force or strength.
- Control and influence over another entity and its actions.
- He exerted his upon his subordinates to obtain illicit, personal satisfaction.
- The party has won thanks to the influence of its charismatic leader.
- (physics) A measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy.
- (physics) A rate to magnify an optical image by a lens or mirror.
- (Biblical tradition) in Christian angelology, the fourth level of angels, ranked above archangels and below principality, principalities
- (mathematics) A product of equal factors. Notation and usage: xn, read as "x to the power of " or "x to the th power", denotes x × x × ... × x, in which x appears times, where is called the exponent; the definition is extended to non-integer and complex exponents.
- Electricity supply.
- A nation having a strong military and/or economy.
- (settheory) Cardinality.
- (transitive) To provide power for (a mechanical or electronic device).
- (uncountable) book, Books and other material created by printing presses, considered collectively or as a medium.
- Three citations are required for each meaning, including one in .
- TV and the internet haven't killed .
- (uncountable) Clear handwriting, especially, writing without connected letters as in cursive.
- Write in using block letters.
- (uncountable) The letters forming the text of a document.
- The is too small for me to read.
- A visible impression on a surface.
- Using a crayon, the girl made a of the leaf under the page.
- A fingerprint.
- Did the police find any prints at the scene?
- A footprint.
- (context, visual art) A picture that was created in multiple copy, copies by printing.
- (context, photography) A photograph that has been printed onto paper from the negative.
- (context, motion pictures) A copy of a film that can be projected.
- cloth, Cloth that has had a pattern of dye printed onto it.
- (transitive) To copy something onto a surface, especially by machine.
- Print the draft double-spaced so we can mark changes between the lines.
- The circuitry is printed onto the semiconductor surface.
- (context, transitive or intransitive) To write very clearly, especially, to write without connecting the letters as in cursive.
- Print your name here and sign below.
- I'm only in grade 2, so I only know how to .
- (transitive) To publish in a book, newspaper, etc.
- How could they an unfounded rumour like that?
- of, relating to, or writing for printed publications
- One who makes prints.
- The operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business.
- (computing) A device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper. Also see plotter.
- (computing) A hard copy of a program or data set, printed on paper.
noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
- A series of events to produce a result, especially as contrasted to product.
- This product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the was flawed.
- The act of serving a defendant with a summons or a writ.
- (biology) An outgrowth of tissue.
- (computing) A task or program that is or was execute, executing.
- (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
verb (process, es)
- 1960, Mack Tyner, Process Engineering Calculations: Material and Energy Balances - Ordinarily a plant will use a steam boiler to supply its heat requirements and to drive a steam-turbine generator.
- 1987, J. R. Richards, Principles of control system design in Modelling and control of fermentation es - The words plant or infer generally any dynamic system, be it primarily mechanical, electrical, or chemical in nature, and may extend also to include social or economic systems.
- A path of succession of states through which a system passes.
- (transitive) To perform a particular process.
- (transitive) To treat with a substance
- (transitive) (computing) To use or manipulate data with a software program.
- A device which processes, which changes something
- A computer, especially as short for a microprocessor.
- This computer has two processors, but only one keyboard.
- A set of structured activity, activities.
verb (programm, ing)
- Our for today"s exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
- A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity. (rfex)
- A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
- Tonight"s was sponsored by the Wiktionary dictionary and Wikipedia encyclopedia.
- (context, Computing): A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
- The runs on both Linux and Microsoft WindowsÂ®.
- A particular mindset or method of doing things.
- Come on, John, why don"t you get with the and tell him where the detonators are? " Ellis in the movie Die Hard.
- (transitive) To enter a program or other instructions into a computer (or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
- He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show.
- (transitive) To put together the schedule of an event.
- Mary will Tuesday"s festivities.
- One who designs software.
- One who decides which programs will be shown on a television station.
- A device that installs a software program into some other machine, as in an EPROM programmer.
- A short film feature as part of a longer film program, a "B-movie" (now rare)
- (broadcasting): The designing, scheduling or planning of a radio or television program / programme
verb or programing
- "The network changed its to mess with DVRs again."
- (context, Computing): The act of writing a computer program.
- "Management wanted to know how much the project would need."
- The software that controls a machine, or the logic or expressed in such software; operating instructions
- A robot's doesn't allow for love.
- (present participle of, program)
- I was a new module for the software package.
- He was the VCR.
- Code of reserved words and symbols used in computer programs, which give instructions to the computer on how to accomplish certain computing tasks
- Something that indicates when or where a response is appropiate.
- I filled in my name where the appeared on the computer screen but my account wasn't recognized.
- To lead someone toward what they should say or do - (I prompted him to get a new job).
- (Stage and Screen) - to show or tell an actor/person the words they should be saying, or actions they should be doing.
- If he forgets his words I will him.
- On time. - (Be prompt for your appointment)
- Quick - (He was very prompt getting a new job)
- A rule which guides how an activity should be performed.
- The original copy of any writing, as of a deed, treaty, dispatch, or other instrument.
- The minutes, or rough draft, of an instrument or transaction.
- (context, diplomacy) A preliminary document upon the basis of which negotiations are carried on.
- (context, diplomacy) A convention not formally ratified.
- (context, diplomacy) An agreement of diplomatists indicating the results reached by them at a particular stage of a negotiation.
- (computing) A set of formal rules describing how to transmit data, especially across a network. A message syntax or electrical specification and a description 2 or more communication nodes: finite state machine, state machines, the transition function, transition functions of which take messages or times as input and, when then so triggered, may themselves send messages.
- (obsolete), (transitive): To make a protocol of.
- (obsolete), (intransitive): To make or write protocols, or first drafts; to issue protocols.
- a card with holes or notches cut in it, especially one for storing data, that can be sorted according to combinations of holes present or absent
- (computing) such a card, the size of a US dollar bill, having 80 columns of 12 rows used in early mainframe computers
- (computing) paper tape