blue screen of life
(BSOL, by analogy with “Blue Screen of Death”) The opening screen of Microsoft Windows NT.
This screen shows the file system loading, and any problems such as conversions from FAT to NTFS or a scan of a hard drive.
The Blue Screen of Life occurs in one way, as opposed to the Blue Screen of Death, which can occur in many different ways and times.
[Is this term ever used in connection with Windows 3.x or Windows 9x?]
a slender, pelagic shark, Prionace glauca, that is indigo blue above, shading to white below.
bharal. a wild sheep, Pseudois nahoor, of Tibet and adjacent mountainous regions, having goatlike horns that curve backward. noun a wild Himalayan sheep, Pseudois nayaur, with a bluish-grey coat and round backward-curving horns
Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
a shift toward shorter wavelengths of the spectral lines of a celestial object, caused by the motion of the object toward the observer. noun a shift in the spectral lines of a stellar spectrum towards the blue end of the visible region relative to the wavelengths of these lines in the terrestrial spectrum: a result […]