Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Apr
30

trait

treIt noun definition:  a distinguishing feature or characteristic, as of one’s appearance, ability, personality, or nature. example:  An interesting trait of the hummingbird is its ability to fly backwards. example:  Although he was very wealthy, generosity was not one of his personality traits.…

Apr
30

rococo

rə ko ko noun 1: a style of architecture and decoration originating in France in the eighteenth century and marked by the use of elaborate ornamentation and curved or asymmetric forms. 2: a style of music of the same period, also marked by…

Apr
29

precise

prih saIs adjective definition 1:  clearly stated or strictly delineated. example:  The instructions were quite precise and left no room for error. example:  She made a precise distinction between the two concepts. definition 2:  accurate; exact. example:  We need a precise count of…

Apr
29

crag

kraeg noun a steeply jutting or overhanging mass of rock, as on a mountain or headland. A mountain goat rested on a rocky crag high above us.   craggy krae gi adjective 1: marked by or having crags; rugged, steep, or rough. example:…

Apr
28

input

In pUt noun definition 1:  that which is put in, such as power or energy to a machine, or information or data to a computer. example:  The input is stored on the hard disk. definition 2:  information to be used in an endeavor…