20-letter words containing c

  • (staring) into space — If you are staring into space, you are looking straight in front of you, without actually looking at anything in particular, for example because you are thinking or because you are feeling shocked.
  • a coroutine language — (language)   (ACL) A Pascal-based implementation of coroutines.
  • a drop in the bucket — an amount very small in relation to what is needed or desired
  • a lick and a promise — something hastily done, esp a hurried wash
  • a nail in the coffin — If you say that one thing is a nail in the coffin of another thing, you mean that it will help bring about its end or failure.
  • a repeat performance — If there is a repeat performance of something, usually something undesirable, it happens again.
  • a shoulder to cry on — If someone offers you a shoulder to cry on or is a shoulder to cry on, they listen sympathetically as you talk about your troubles.
  • a trick of the light — If you say that something is a trick of the light, you mean that what you are seeing is an effect caused by the way that the light falls on things, and does not really exist in the way that it appears.
  • a vinculo matrimonii — pertaining to or noting a divorce that absolutely dissolves the marriage bond and releases the spouses from all matrimonial obligations: a divorce a vinculo matrimonii.
  • absolute convergence — the property of an infinite series in which the series formed by replacing each term in the original series with its absolute value converges. Compare conditional convergence.
  • abstract of accounts — a published condensed summary of a company or organization's annual accounts
  • abstract syntax tree — (compiler)   (AST) A data structure representing something which has been parsed, often used as a compiler or interpreter's internal representation of a program while it is being optimised and from which code generation is performed. The range of all possible such structures is described by the abstract syntax.
  • acadia national park — a national park in Maine, on Mount Desert Island. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
  • accessory chromosome — B chromosome.
  • accommodation bureau — a business that finds accommodation for its clients
  • accommodation collar — the arrest of a person on little or no evidence merely to fill a public or political demand for police action.
  • accommodation ladder — a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat, pier, etc
  • accounting standards — a set of standard rules that accountancy companies are obliged to follow
  • acetylcholinesterase — an enzyme in nerve cells that is responsible for the destruction of acetylcholine and thus for switching off excitation of the nerve
  • acetylmethylcarbinol — acetoin.
  • acetylsalicylic acid — aspirin
  • achievement quotient — a measure of ability derived by dividing an individual's achievement age by his actual age
  • acorn computer group — (company)   A holding company for Acorn Computers Limited, Acorn Australia, Acorn New Zealand, Acorn GmbH and Online Media. Acorn Computer Group owns 43% of Advanced RISC Machines Ltd.
  • acorn computers ltd. — (company)   A UK computer manufacturer, part of the Acorn Computer Group plc. Acorn was founded on 1978-12-05, on a kitchen table in a back room. Their first creation was an electronic slot machine. After the Acorn System 1, 2 and 3, Acorn launched the first commercial microcomputer - the ATOM in March 1980. In April 1981, Acorn won a contract from the BBC to provide the PROTON. In January 1982 Acorn launched the BBC Microcomputer System. At one time, 70% of microcomputers bought for UK schools were BBC Micros. The Acorn Computer Group went public on the Unlisted Securities Market in September 1983. In April 1984 Acorn won the Queen's Award for Technology for the BBC Micro and in September 1985 Olivetti took a controlling interest in Acorn. The Master 128 Series computers were launched in January 1986 and the BBC Domesday System in November 1986. In 1983 Acorn began to design the Acorn RISC Machine (ARM), the first low-cost, high volume RISC processor chip (later renamed the Advanced RISC Machine). In June 1987 they launched the Archimedes range - the first 32-bit RISC based microcomputers - which sold for under UKP 1000. In February 1989 the R140 was launched. This was the first Unix workstation under UKP 4000. In May 1989 the A3000 (the new BBC Microcomputer) was launched. In 1990 Acorn formed Advanced RISC Machines Ltd. (ARM) in partnership with Apple Computer, Inc. and VLSI to develop the ARM processor. Acorn has continued to develop RISC based products. With 1992 revenues of 48.2 million pounds, Acorn Computers was the premier supplier of Information Technology products to UK education and had been the leading provider of 32-bit RISC based personal computers since 1987. Acorn finally folded in the late 1990s. Their operating system, RISC OS was further developed by a consortium of suppliers.
  • acquis communautaire — European Union laws
  • action at a distance — the supposed interaction of two separated bodies without any intervening medium. In modern theories all interactions are assumed to require a field of force
  • activex data objects — (database, Microsoft, programming)   (ADO) Microsoft's library for accessing data sources through OLE DB. Typically it is used to query or modify data stored in a relational database.
  • acts of the apostles — the fifth book of the New Testament, describing the development of the early Church from Christ's ascension into heaven to Paul's sojourn at Rome
  • adirondack mountains — a mountain range in NE New York State. Highest peak: Mount Marcy, 1629 m (5344 ft)
  • administrative court — a court that specializes in dealing with cases relating to the way in which government bodies exercise their powers
  • adrenocorticosteroid — corticosteroid
  • adrenocorticotrophic — stimulating the adrenal cortex
  • adrenocorticotrophin — (hormone) adrenocorticotropic hormone.
  • advertising campaign — An advertising campaign is a planned series of advertisements.
  • african green monkey — a common savanna monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, of West Africa, with a greenish-gray back and yellow tail.
  • africanized honeybee — killer bee.
  • agricultural college — a college of further education where students learn farming skills
  • agricultural run-off — the portion of rainfall that runs over agricultural land and then into streams as surface water rather than being absorbed into ground water or evaporating
  • aids-related complex — a condition that may develop into AIDS, characterized by the enlargement of the lymph nodes
  • air consignment note — a nonnegotiable shipping document evidencing the contract between shipper and air carrier for transportation and delivery of cargo. Abbreviation: AWB.
  • air-raid precautions — measures taken to protect the public from air-raid attacks
  • alcoholics anonymous — an association of alcoholics who try, esp by mutual assistance, to overcome alcoholism
  • algebraic expression — a symbol or a combination of symbols used in algebra, containing one or more numbers, variables, and arithmetic operations: how to solve algebraic expressions.
  • algorithmic language — ALGOL 60
  • alternative comedian — someone who practises alternative comedy
  • alternative medicine — treatments: homeopathic
  • amana church society — a Christian community in Iowa governed by elders, with no ordained clergy: founded in Germany in 1714, in America since 1843
  • amateur packet radio — (communications)   (PR) The use of packet radio by amateurs to communicate between computers. PR is a complete amateur radio computer network with "digipeaters" (relays), mailboxes (BBS) and other special nodes. In Germany, it is on HF, say, 2m (300 and 1200 BPS), 70cm (1200 to 9600 BPS), 23cm (normally 9600 BPS and up, currently most links between digipeaters) and higher frequencies. There is a KW (short wave) Packet Radio at 300 BPS, too. Satellites with OSCAR (Orbiting Sattelite Carring Amateur Radio) transponders (mostly attached to commercial satellites by the AMateur SATellite (AMSAT) group) carry Packet Radio mailboxes or digipeaters. There are both on-line and off-line services on the packet radio network: You can send electronic mail, read bulletins, chat, transfer files, connect to on-line DX-Clusters (DX=far distance) to catch notes typed in by other HAMs about the hottest international KW connections currently coming up (so you can pile up). PR uses AX.25 (an X.25 derivative) as its transport layer and sometimes even TCP/IP is transmitted over AX.25. AX.25 is like X.25 but the adressing uses HAM "calls" like "DG8MGV". There are special "wormholes" all over the world which "tunnel" amateur radio traffic through the Internet to forward mail. Sometimes mails travels over satelites. Normally amateur satellites have strange orbits, however the mail forwarding or mailbox satellites have very predictable orbits. Some wormholes allow HAMs to bridge from Internet to AMPR-NET, e.g. db0fho.ampr.org or db0fho.et-inf.fho-emden.de, but only if you are registered HAM. Because amateur radio is not for profit, it must not be interconnected to the Internet but it may be connected through the Internet. All people on the (completely free) amateur radio net must be licensed radio amateurs and must have a "call" which is unique all over the world. There is a special domain AMPR.ORG (44.*.*.*) for amateur radio reserved in the IP space. This domain is split between countries, which can further subdivide it. For example 44.130.*.* is Germany, 44.130.58.* is Augsburg (in Bavaria), and is dg8mgv.ampr.org (you may verify this with nslookup). Mail transport is only one aspect of packet radio. You can talk interactively (as in chat), read files, or play silly games built in the Packet Radio software. Usually you can use the autorouter to let the digipeater network find a path to the station you want. However there are many (sometimes software incompatible) digipeaters out there, which the router cannot use. Paths over 1000 km are unlikely to be useable for real-time communication and long paths can introduce significant delay times (answer latency). Other uses of amateur radio for computer communication include RTTY (baudot), AMTOR, PACTOR, and CLOVER.
  • ambulatory care unit — a part of hospital where treatment is given to non-resident patients
  • american globeflower — a plant, Trollius laxus, of the buttercup family, of the northeastern and Great Lakes coastal areas of the U.S., having solitary, yellowish-green flowers.

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