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computing
     1. n. (literally) The process or act of calculation.
     2. n. The use of a computer or computers.
     3. n. The study, field of computers and computer programming.
           This course will cover several major fields of computing.
     4. v. present participle of compute
     5. v. topics, en, Computing
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
and a young man entered
by the poison of a snake
declaration
     1. n. A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.
     2. n. A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.
     3. n. The act or process of declaring.
     4. n. (cricket) The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.
     5. n. (legal) In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiff's cause of action, including the facts necessary to sustain a proper cause of action, and to advise the defendant of the grounds upon wh
     6. n. (computing) The specification of an object, such as a variable or function, establishing its existence but not necessarily describing its contents.
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
come to think of it
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a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
a thump
a conceited
function
     1. n. What something does or is used for.
     2. n. A professional or official position.
     3. n. An official or social occasion.
     4. n. A relation where one thing is dependent on another for its existence, value, or significance.
     5. n. (mathematics) A relation in which each element of the domain is associated with exactly one element of the codomain.
     6. n. (computing) A routine that receives zero or more arguments and may return a result.
     7. n. (biology) The physiological activity of an organ or body part.
     8. n. (chemistry) The characteristic behavior of a chemical compound.
     9. n. (anthropology) The role of a social practice in the continued existence of the group.
     10. v. (intransitive) To have a function.
     11. v. (intransitive) To carry out a function; to be in action.
that
     1. conj. Introducing a clause which is the subject or object of a verb (such as one involving reported speech), or which is a complement to a previous statement.
           He told me that the book is a good read.
           I believe that it is true. — She is convinced that he is British.
     2. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause expressing a reason or cause: because, in that.
           Be glad that you have enough to eat.
     3. conj. (now uncommon) Introducing a subordinate clause that expresses an aim, purpose or goal ("final"), and usually contains the auxiliaries may, might or should: so, so that.
     4. conj. Introducing — especially, but not exclusively, with an antecedent like so or such — a subordinate clause expressing a result, consequence or effect.
           The noise was so loud that she woke up.
           The problem was sufficiently important that it had to be addressed.
     5. conj. (archaic, or poetic) Introducing a premise or supposition for consideration: seeing as; inasmuch as; given that; as would appear from the fact that.
     6. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause modifying an adverb.
           Was John there? — Not that I saw.
           How often did she visit him? — Twice that I saw.
     7. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a desire or wish.
     8. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a strong emotion such as sadness or surprise.
     9. det. The (thing, person, idea, etc) indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote physically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "this", or if expressing distinction.
           That book is a good read. This one isn't.
           That battle was in 1450.
           That cat of yours is evil.
     10. pron. (demonstrative) The thing, person, idea, quality, event, action or time indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote geographically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "t
           He went home, and after that I never saw him again.
     11. pron. The known (thing); (used to refer to something just said).
           They're getting divorced. What do you think about that?
     12. pron. (demonstrative) The aforementioned quality; used together with a verb and pronoun to emphatically repeat a previous statement.
           The water is so cold! — That it is.
     13. pron. (relative) (plural that) Which, who; (representing a subject, direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition).
           The CPR course that she took really came in handy.
           The house that he lived in was old and dilapidated.
     14. pron. (colloquial) (Used in place of relative adverbs such as where or when; often omitted.)
           the place that = where or to which I went last year
           the last time that = when I went to Europe
     15. adv. (degree) To a given extent or degree.
           "The ribbon was that thin." "I disagree, I say it was not that thin, it was thicker... or maybe thinner...".
     16. adv. (degree) To a great extent or degree; very, particularly (in negative constructions).
           I'm just not that sick.
           I did the run last year, and it wasn't that difficult.
     17. adv. (obsolete, outside, dialects) To such an extent; so. (in positive constructions).
           Ooh, I was that happy I nearly kissed her.
     18. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is there; one of those.
that
but that
specifies
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of specify
     specify
          1. v. To state explicitly, or in detail, or as a condition.
          2. v. To include in a specification.
          3. v. To bring about a specific result.
          4. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To speak explicitly or in detail (often used with of).
     specify
          1. v. To state explicitly, or in detail, or as a condition.
          2. v. To include in a specification.
          3. v. To bring about a specific result.
          4. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To speak explicitly or in detail (often used with of).
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
said the doctor
did you see the snake
name
     1. n. Any nounal word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing.
           I've never liked the name my parents gave me so I changed it at the age of twenty.
     2. n. Reputation.
     3. n. An abusive or insulting epithet.
           Stop calling me names!
     4. n. A person (or legal person).
     5. n. Those of a certain name; a race; a family.
     6. n. (computing) A unique identifier, generally a string of characters.
     7. n. (finance) An investor in Lloyds of London bearing unlimited liability.
     8. n. Authority.
           Halt in the name of the law!
     9. v. To give a name to.
           One visitor named Hou Yugang said he was not too concerned about climate change and Baishui’s melting.
             (audio One visitor named Hou Yugang said he was not too concerned about climate change and Baishui’s melting.ogg Audio (US))
     10. v. To mention, specify.
           He named his demands.
           You name it!
     11. v. To identify as relevant or important
           naming the problem
     12. v. To publicly implicate.
           The painter was named as an accomplice.
     13. v. To designate for a role.
           My neighbor was named to the steering committee.
     14. v. (Westminster system politics) To initiate a process to temporarily remove a member of parliament who is breaking the rules of conduct.
     15. n. Any of several types of true yam (Dioscorea) used in Caribbean Spanish cooking.
he had the name of being a joker in these parts
return
     1. v. (intransitive) To come or go back (to a place or person).
           Although the birds fly north for the summer, they return here in winter.
     2. v. (intransitive) To go back in thought, narration, or argument.
           To return to my story...
     3. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To turn back, retreat.
     4. v. (transitive, obsolete) To turn (something) round.
     5. v. To place or put back something where it had been.
           Please return your hands to your lap.
     6. v. To give something back to its original holder or owner.
           You should return the library book within one month.
     7. v. To take back something to a vendor for a refund.
           If the goods don't work, you can return them.
     8. v. To give in requital or recompense; to requite.
     9. v. (tennis) To bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve.
           The player couldn't return the serve because it was so fast.
     10. v. (card games) To play a card as a result of another player's lead.
           If one players plays a trump, the others must return a trump.
     11. v. (cricket) To throw a ball back to the wicket-keeper (or a fielder at that position) from somewhere in the field.
     12. v. To say in reply; to respond.
           to return an answer;  to return thanks
     13. v. (intransitive, computing) To relinquish control to the calling procedure.
     14. v. (transitive, computing) To pass (data) back to the calling procedure.
           This function returns the number of files in the directory.
     15. v. (transitive, dated) To retort; to throw back.
           to return the lie
     16. v. To report, or bring back and make known.
           to return the result of an election
     17. v. (by extension, UK) To elect according to the official report of the election officers.
     18. n. The act of returning.
           I expect the house to be spotless upon my return.
     19. n. A return ticket.
           Do you want a one-way or a return?
     20. n. An item that is returned, e.g. due to a defect, or the act of returning it.
           Last year there were 250 returns of this product, an improvement on the 500 returns the year before.
     21. n. An answer.
           a return to one's question
     22. n. An account, or formal report, of an action performed, of a duty discharged, of facts or statistics, etc.; especially, in the plural, a set of tabulated statistics prepared for general information.
           election returns; a return of the amount of goods produced or sold
     23. n. Gain or loss from an investment.
           It yielded a return of 5%.
     24. n. (taxation, finance): A report of income submitted to a government for purposes of specifying exact tax payment amounts. A tax return.
           Hand in your return by the end of the tax year.
     25. n. (computing) A carriage return character.
     26. n. (computing) The act of relinquishing control to the calling procedure.
     27. n. (computing) A return value: the data passed back from a called procedure.
     28. n. A short perpendicular extension of a desk, usually slightly lower.
     29. n. (American football) Catching a ball after a punt and running it back towards the opposing team.
     30. n. (cricket) A throw from a fielder to the wicket-keeper or to another fielder at the wicket.
     31. n. (architecture) The continuation in a different direction, most often at a right angle, of a building, face of a building, or any member, such as a moulding; applied to the shorter in contradistinction
           A facade of sixty feet east and west has a return of twenty feet north and south.
ought to do something in return for a fee
type
     1. n. A grouping based on shared characteristics; a class.
           This type of plane can handle rough weather more easily than that type of plane.
     2. n. An individual considered typical of its class, one regarded as typifying a certain profession, environment, etc.
     3. n. An individual that represents the ideal for its class; an embodiment.
     4. n. (printing) A letter or character used for printing, historically a cast or engraved block.
     5. n.          Such types collectively, or a set of type of one font or size.
     6. n.          (chiefly un) Text printed with such type, or imitating its characteristics.
                    The headline was set in bold type.
     7. n. (taxonomy) Something, often a specimen, selected as an objective anchor to connect a scientific name to a taxon; this need not be representative or typical.
           the type of a genus, family, etc.
     8. n. Preferred sort of person; sort of person that one is attracted to.
           We can't get along: he's just not my type.
           He was exactly her type.
     9. n. (medicine) A blood group.
     10. n. (theology) An event or person that prefigures or foreshadows a later event - commonly an Old Testament event linked to Christian times.
     11. n. (computing theory) A tag attached to variables and values used in determining which kinds of value can be used in which situations; a data type.
     12. n. (fine arts) The original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; especially, the design on the face of a medal or a coin.
     13. n. (chemistry) A simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, and from which they may be actually or theoretically derived.
           The fundamental types used to express the simplest and most essential chemical relations are hydrochloric acid, water, ammonia, and methane.
     14. n. (mathematics) A part of the partition of the object domain of a logical theory (which due to the existence of such partition, would be called a typed theory). (Note: this corresponds to the notion of
           Categorial grammar is like a combination of context-free grammar and types.
     15. v. To put text on paper using a typewriter.
     16. v. To enter text or commands into a computer using a keyboard.
     17. v. To determine the blood type of.
           The doctor ordered the lab to type the patient for a blood transfusion.
     18. v. To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.
     19. v. To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.
     20. v. To categorize into types.
he had never been a detective of the showy type
and
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.          Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.          Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     4. conj.          Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     5. conj.          (obsolete) Yet; but.
     6. conj.          Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often
     7. conj.          (now colloquial, or literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
     8. conj.          Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
     9. conj.          Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
     10. conj.          Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?’.
     11. conj.          (now regional or somewhat colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after come,
     12. conj.          Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; "as well as other".
     13. conj.          Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
     14. conj. Expressing a condition.:
     15. conj.          (now US dialect) If; provided that.
     16. conj.          (obsolete) As if, as though.
     17. n. (enm, music, often informal) In rhythm, the second half of a divided beat.
     18. n. (UK dialectal) Breath.
     19. n. (UK dialectal) Sea smoke; steam fog.
     20. v. (UK dialectal, intransitive) To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.
and then
and could
parameters
     1. n. plural of parameter
     parameter
          1. n. A value kept constant during an experiment, equation, calculation or similar, but varied over other versions of the experiment, equation, calculation, etc.
          2. n. (sciences) a variable that describes some system (material, object, event etc.) or some aspect thereof
          3. n. (programming) An input variable of a procedure definition, that gets an actual value (argument) at execution time (formal parameter).
                Roughly, a tuple of arguments could be thought of as a vector, whereas a tuple of parameters could be thought of as a covector (i.e., linear functional). When a function is called, a parameter
          4. n. (programming) An actual value given to such a formal parameter (argument or actual parameter).
          5. n. A characteristic or feature that distinguishes something from others.
          6. n. (geometry) In the ellipse and hyperbola, a third proportional to any diameter and its conjugate, or in the parabola, to any abscissa and the corresponding ordinate.
                The parameter of the principal axis of a conic section is called the latus rectum.
          7. n. (crystallography) The ratio of the three crystallographic axes which determines the position of any plane.
          8. n. (crystallography) The fundamental axial ratio for a given species.
but
     1. prep. (obsolete, outside, Scotland) Outside of.
           Away but the hoose and tell me whae's there.
     2. prep. Apart from, except (for), excluding.
           Everyone but Father left early.
           I like everything but that.
           Nobody answered the door when I knocked, so I had no choice but to leave.
     3. adv. Merely, only, just.
     4. adv. (Australian, conjunctive) Though, however.
           I'll have to go home early but.
     5. adv. Used as an intensifier.
           Nobody, but nobody, crosses me and gets away with it.
     6. conj. (following a negative clause or sentence) On the contrary, but rather (introducing a word or clause that contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence without the negation).
           I am not rich but (I am) poor;  not John but Peter went there.
     7. conj. However, although, nevertheless, on the other hand (implies that the following clause is contrary to prior belief or contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence).
           She is very old but still attractive.
           You told me I could do that, but she said that I could not.
     8. conj. Except that (introducing a subordinate clause which qualifies a negative statement); also, with omission of the subject of the subordinate clause, acting as a negative relative, "except one that", "ex
           I cannot but feel offended.
     9. conj. (archaic) Without its also being the case that; unless that (introducing a necessary concomitant).
           It never rains but it pours.
     10. conj. (obsolete) Except with; unless with; without.
     11. conj. (obsolete) Only; solely; merely.
     12. conj. (obsolete) Until.
     13. n. An instance or example of using the word "but".
           It has to be done – no ifs or buts.
     14. n. (Scotland) The outer room of a small two-room cottage.
     15. n. A limit; a boundary.
     16. n. The end; especially the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end; the butt.
     17. v. (archaic) Use the word "but".
           But me no buts.
but
but that
none
     1. pron. Not any of a given number or group.
           None of those is a good example. None are even acceptable.
           None of this meat tastes right.
     2. pron.          No one, nobody.
                    None of those people is my father.
     3. pron.          No person.
                    None of those people are my parents.
     4. det. (archaic, outside, Scotland) Not any; no.
     5. adv. To no extent, in no way.
           I felt none the worse for my recent illness.
           He was none too pleased with the delays in the program that was supposed to be his legacy.
     6. adv. Not at all.
           Now don't you worry none.
     7. adv. (obsolete) No, not.
     8. n. A person without religious affiliation.
     9. n. Alternative form of nones: the ninth hour after dawn; (Christian) the religious service appointed to this hour.
     10. n. (obsolete) (altname, midafternoon): the time around or following noon or nones.
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
kind of sarcastic
into that of the possible
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
into that of the possible
come up to the fire, ladies
body
     1. n. Physical frame.
     2. n.          The physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism.
                    I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
     3. n.          The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul.
                    The body is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.
     4. n.          A corpse.
                    Her body was found at four o'clock, just two hours after the murder.
     5. n.          (archaic, or informal except in compounds) A person.
                    What's a body gotta do to get a drink around here?
     6. n. Main section.
     7. n.          The torso, the main structure of a human or animal frame excluding the extremities (limbs, head, tail).
                    The boxer took a blow to the body.
     8. n.          The largest or most important part of anything, as distinct from its appendages or accessories.
                    The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the body of the car was in remarkable shape.
     9. n.          (archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms.
                    Penny was in the scullery, pressing the body of her new dress.
     10. n.          The content of a letter, message, or other printed or electronic document, as distinct from signatures, salutations, headers, and so on.
     11. n.          (programming) The code of a subroutine, contrasted to its signature and parameters.
                    In many programming languages, the method body is enclosed in braces.
     12. n. Coherent group.
     13. n.          A group of people having a common purpose or opinion; a mass.
                    I was escorted from the building by a body of armed security guards.
     14. n.          An organisation, company or other authoritative group.
                    The local train operating company is the managing body for this section of track.
     15. n.          A unified collection of details, knowledge or information.
                    We have now amassed a body of evidence which points to one conclusion.
     16. n. Material entity.
     17. n.          Any physical object or material thing.
                    All bodies are held together by internal forces.
     18. n.          Substance; physical presence.
                    We have given body to what was just a vague idea.
     19. n.          Comparative viscosity, solidity or substance (in wine, colours etc.).
                    The red wine, sadly, lacked body.
     20. n.          An agglomeration of some substance, especially one that would be otherwise un.
                    The English Channel is a body of water lying between Great Britain and France.
     21. n. (printing) The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated).
           a nonpareil face on an agate body
     22. n. (geometry) A three-dimensional object, such as a cube or cone.
     23. v. To give body or shape to something.
     24. v. To construct the bodywork of a car.
     25. v. To embody.
     26. v. (transitive, slang) To murder someone.
     27. v. (transitive, slang) To utterly defeat someone.
     28. v. (transitive, slang) to hard counter a particular character build or play style. Frequently used in the passive voice form, get bodied by.
the body was gone
like the body of a dog
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise (a consequence of the condition that the previous is false).
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
actual
     1. adj. (chiefly theology) Relating to a person's acts or deeds; active, practical.
     2. adj. Existing in reality, not just potentially; really acted or acting; occurring in fact.
           the actual cost of goods;  the actual case under discussion
           The actual government expenses dramatically exceed the budget.
     3. adj. (now rare) In action at the time being; now existing; current.
     4. adj. Used as intensifier to emphasise a following noun; exact, very.
     5. n. An actual, real one; notably:
     6. n.          (finance) Something actually received; real receipts, as distinct from estimated ones.
     7. n.          (military) A radio callsign modifier that specifies the commanding officer of the unit or asset denoted by the remainder of the callsign and not the of
                    Bravo Six Actual, this is Charlie One. Come in, over. (The radio operator is requesting to speak to the commander of the unit under the call sig
code
     1. n. A short symbol, often with little relation to the item it represents.
           This flavour of soup has been assigned the code WRT-9.
     2. n. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by public authority; a digest.
     3. n. Any system of principles, rules or regulations relating to one subject.
           The medical code is a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians.
           The naval code is a system of rules for making communications at sea by means of signals.
     4. n. A set of rules for converting information into another form or representation.
     5. n.          By synecdoche: a codeword, code point, an encoded representation of a character, symbol, or other entity.
                   The ASCII code of "A" is 65.
     6. n. A message represented by rules intended to conceal its meaning.
     7. n. (cryptography) A cryptographic system using a codebook that converts words or phrases into codewords.
     8. n. (programming) Instructions for a computer, written in a programming language; the input of a translator, an interpreter or a browser, namely: source code, machine code, bytecode.
           Object-oriented C++ code is easier to understand for a human than C code.
           I wrote some code to reformat text documents.
           This HTML code may be placed on your web page.
     9. n. (scientific programming) A program.
     10. n. (linguistics) A particular lect or language variety.
     11. v. (computing) To write software programs.
           I learned to code on an early home computer in the 1980s.
     12. v. To categorise by assigning identifiers from a schedule, for example CPT coding for medical insurance purposes.
     13. v. (cryptography) To encode.
           We should code the messages we send out on Usenet.
     14. v. (genetics, intransitive) To encode a protein.
     15. v. (medicine) To call a hospital emergency code.
           coding in the CT scanner
     16. v. (medicine) Of a patient, to suffer a sudden medical emergency (a code blue) such as cardiac arrest.
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