/ˈtɑːskbɑː/ noun Computing A bar at the edge of the display of a graphical user interface that allows quick access to current or favourite applications. […] Read More


/ˈəʊʃɪəʊz//ˈəʊtɪəʊz//ˈəʊtɪəʊs//ˈəʊʃɪəʊs/ adjective 1 Serving no practical purpose or result. 2 archaic Indolent or idle. Origin Late 18th century: from Latin otiosus, from otium ‘leisure’. ========== […] Read More


/ˈɛlɪɡ(ə)nt/ adjective 1 Graceful and stylish in appearance or manner. 2 (of a scientific theory or solution to a problem) pleasingly ingenious and simple. Origin […] Read More


/ˈɡɑːlənd/ noun A wreath of flowers and leaves, worn on the head or hung as a decoration. Origin Middle English: from Old French garlande, of […] Read More


/ˈstjuːpə/ noun A state of near-unconsciousness or insensibility. Origin Late Middle English: from Latin, from stupere ‘be amazed or stunned’. ========== Though he opened his […] Read More


/ˈmɛt(ə)l/ noun mass noun A person’s ability to cope well with difficulties; spirit and resilience. Origin Mid 16th century: specialized spelling (used for figurative senses) […] Read More


/ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ noun mass noun 1 technical The application of energy to something. 1.1 Physics The process in which an atom or other particle adopts a […] Read More

CNC Machine

 “Computer Numerical Control” Computer controlled machining such as milling or carving. =========== This post is late in the day because the early part through the […] Read More


/dɪˈnəʊt/ verb [with object] 1 Be a sign of; indicate. 1.1 Stand as a name or symbol for. Usage Connote does not mean the same […] Read More


/əˈbleɪʃ(ə)n/ noun mass noun 1 The surgical removal of body tissue. 2 The removal of snow and ice from a glacier or iceberg by melting […] Read More