a device for measuring and monitoring the duration and volume of applause during a broadcast; also UK clapometer
Television talk shows use applause meters to measure audience reaction.
hand clapping as a demonstration of approval, appreciation, acclamation, or the like. any positive expression of appreciation or approval; acclamation. Historical Examples Satiated, it should seem, with the applauses of the theatre, he turned his attention to public and parliamentary speaking. Four Early Pamphlets William Godwin When the old man had thus far spoken, the […]
the usually round, red or yellow, edible fruit of a small tree, Malus sylvestris, of the rose family. the tree, cultivated in most temperate regions. the fruit of any of certain other species of tree of the same genus. any of these trees. any of various other similar fruits, or fruitlike products or plants, as […]
- Apple a day
A small preventive treatment wards off serious problems, as in He exercises regularly—an apple a day is his motto. This idiom shortens the proverb An apple a day keeps the doctor away, first cited about 1630.
- Apple address resolution protocol
apple address resolution protocol networking (AARP) Apple’s system to allow AppleTalk protocol to work over networks other than LocalTalk, such as Ethernet or Token Ring. AppleTalk nodes announce their presence to the network so that other nodes can address messages to them. AARP maps between AppleTalk addresses and other schemes. It is actually a general […]