a method of marking a land route with dim lighting so that vehicles can travel at higher speeds in blackout conditions.
“Balizaze” is the Creole form of the French balisage, from balise, a sea mark, buoy—word adopted in our own nautical technology.
“Gombo Zhbes” Lafcadio Hearn
(in a medieval fortification) an opening, usually in the form of a cross, through which a crossbow could be fired.
to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually followed by at): He balked at making the speech. (of a horse, mule, etc.) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go on. Baseball. to commit a balk. to place an obstacle in the way of; hinder; thwart: a […]
balitac Early system on IBM 650. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
to divide (a country, territory, etc.) into small, quarrelsome, ineffectual states. (often lowercase) to divide (groups, areas, etc.) into contending and usually ineffectual factions: a movement to balkanize minority voters. verb (transitive) to divide (a territory) into small warring states to divide (a group or organization) into small factions v. 1920, first used in reference […]