excited; nervous; aflutter; :
They were atwitter at the prospect of meeting a Hollywood star.
Twilight fans are atwitter: Bella Swan’s wedding dress has finally debuted.
Famous Wedding Dresses: Kristen Stewart, Kim Kardashian, and More November 18, 2011
Paris media are all atwitter on Thursday about the latest episode in the scandal known here as Twittergate.
Thomas Hollande and the Tweet Rocking France Tracy McNicoll July 11, 2012
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Margaret (Eleanor) born 1939, Canadian poet and novelist. Contemporary Examples “I was relieved and happy that the reaction was positive, because it is an iconic film in the costume area,” Atwood explains. ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Hits Broadway With Costumes by Colleen Atwood Misty White Sidell March 26, 2013 Atwood writes a pretty good sex scene, […]
- Atwood’s machine
a device consisting of two unequal masses connected by a string passed over a pulley, used to illustrate the laws of motion.
atx hardware, standard An open PC motherboard specification by Intel. ATX is a development of the Baby AT specification with the motherboard rotated 90 degrees in the chassis. The CPU and SIMM sockets have been relocated away from the expansion card slots meaning that all the slots support full-length cards. More I/O functions are integrated […]
not ; not conforming to the type; irregular; abnormal: atypical behavior; a flower atypical of the species. Contemporary Examples The details of his emerging campaign infrastructure are as atypical as the man himself. Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew Olivia Nuzzi November 11, 2014 Now the atypical: My mother largely checked out of […]