20-letter words containing l, a, d

  • a double-edged sword — If you say that something is a double-edged sword or a two-edged sword, you mean that it has negative effects as well as positive effects.
  • a lick and a promise — something hastily done, esp a hurried wash
  • a load off your mind — If you say that something that happens is a load off your mind or a weight off your mind, you mean that it causes you to stop worrying, for example because it solves a problem that you had.
  • 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.
  • absolute undertaking — a legally binding promise to do something that is not restricted or qualified in any way
  • acadia national park — a national park in Maine, on Mount Desert Island. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
  • 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
  • acetylsalicylic acid — aspirin
  • 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.
  • add insult to injury — to make an unfair or unacceptable situation even worse
  • administrative leave — leave, as from a government agency or department, arranged by special permission or directive: During the investigation she was placed on administrative leave with pay.
  • admiral of the fleet — an officer of the highest rank in the Royal Navy, equivalent to field marshal
  • adult onset diabetes — diabetes (def 4).
  • adult-onset diabetes — any of several disorders characterized by increased urine production.
  • adventure playground — An adventure playground is an area of land for children to play in, usually in cities or in a park. It has wooden structures and equipment such as ropes, nets, and rubber tyres.
  • aids-related complex — a condition that may develop into AIDS, characterized by the enlargement of the lymph nodes
  • alaska standard time — a standard time used in the zone which includes all of Alas. except the W Aleutian Islands, corresponding to the mean solar time of the 135th meridian west of Greenwich, England: it is nine hours behind Greenwich time
  • alexandra feodorovna — 1872–1918, empress of Russia (wife of Nicholas II).
  • alfred hermann fried — Alfred Hermann [al-frid hur-muh n;; German ahl-freyt her-mahn] /ˈæl frɪd ˈhɜr mən;; German ˈɑl freɪt ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA), 1864–1921, Austrian writer and journalist: Nobel Peace Prize 1911.
  • all-ordinaries index — an index of share prices on the Australian Stock Exchange giving a weighted arithmetic average of 245 ordinary shares
  • alternative comedian — someone who practises alternative comedy
  • alternative medicine — treatments: homeopathic
  • aluminum borohydride — a volatile liquid, Al(BH 4) 3 , that ignites spontaneously in air and reacts vigorously with water to form hydrogen, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
  • amplitude modulation — one of the principal methods of transmitting audio, visual, or other types of information using radio waves, the relevant signal being superimposed onto a radio-frequency carrier wave. The frequency of the carrier wave remains unchanged but its amplitude is varied in accordance with the amplitude of the input signal
  • anglo-egyptian sudan — territory jointly administered by Egypt & Great Britain (1899-1956)
  • angular displacement — the angle through which a point, line, or body is rotated about a specific axis in a given direction
  • anomalous dispersion — a sudden change in the refractive index of a material for wavelengths in the vicinity of absorption bands in the spectrum of the material.
  • antidisestablishment — Opposed to the separation of church and state.
  • antigestational drug — a drug that averts a pregnancy by preventing the fertilized egg from becoming implanted in the uterine wall.
  • antimony oxychloride — a white, water-insoluble powder, SbOCl, used chiefly in the manufacture of antimony salts.
  • antimony trifluoride — a white to grayish-white, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble, poisonous solid, SbF 3 , used chiefly in dyeing textiles.
  • antonello da messina — ?1430–?79, Italian painter, born in Sicily. His paintings include St Jerome in His Study and Portrait of a Man
  • antony and cleopatra — a tragedy (1606–07?) by Shakespeare.
  • apollonius of rhodes — 3rd century bc, Greek epic poet and head of the Library of Alexandria. His principal work is the four-volume Argonautica
  • appalachian dulcimer — dulcimer (def 2).
  • apparent candlepower — a measure of the luminous intensity of an extended source of light in terms of the candlepower of a point source of light that has an equivalent luminous intensity when placed at the same distance as the extended source.
  • aquila degli abruzzi — a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region. Pop: 68 503 (2001)
  • arrested development — physical development that is not complete
  • asexual reproduction — reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes.
  • attendance allowance — (in Britain) a tax-free noncontributory welfare benefit for people over 65 years old who are so severely disabled that they need frequent attention or continual supervision for a period of six months or more
  • audio-lingual method — a technique of foreign-language instruction that emphasizes audio-lingual skills over reading and writing and is characterized by extensive use of pattern practice.
  • backwards compatible — backward compatibility
  • balanced three-phase — A balanced three-phase voltage or current is one in which the size of each phase is the same, and the phase angles of the three phases differ from each other by 120 degrees.
  • balled-and-burlapped — of or relating to a tree, shrub, or other plant prepared for transplanting by allowing the roots to remain covered by a ball of soil around which canvas or burlap is tied.
  • ballet-wrap cardigan — a cardigan with wrapover fronts which are fastened with wraparound ties
  • barrack-room ballads — a volume of poems (1892) by Rudyard Kipling, including Gunga Din, Danny Deever, and Mandalay.
  • barred spiral galaxy — a spiral galaxy whose center has the form of an extended bar.
  • basic encoding rules — (protocol, standard)   (BER) ASN.1 encoding rules for producing self-identifying and self-delimiting transfer syntax for data structures described in ASN.1 notations. BER is an self-identifying and self-delimiting encoding scheme, which means that each data value can be identified, extracted and decoded individually. Huw Rogers once described BER as "a triumph of bloated theory over clean implementation". He also criticises it as designed around bitstreams with arbitrary boundaries between data which can only be determined at a high level. Documents: ITU-T X.690, ISO 8825-1. See also CER, DER, PER.
  • basic lead carbonate — ceruse.

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