a part of the Gran Chaco region in central South America, in Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina. About 100,000 sq. mi. (259,000 sq. km).
See Gran Chaco
an ancient dance, probably of Spanish origin, in moderate triple meter. a musical form based on the continuous variation of a series of chords or of a ground bass. noun a musical form consisting of a set of continuous variations upon a ground bass See also passacaglia (archaic) a dance in slow triple time probably […]
- Chacun a son gout
each to one’s own taste. uknown each to his own taste
a small paper disk or square formed when a hole is punched in a punch card or paper tape. Lake, a lake in Africa at the junction of four countries: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. 5000 to 10,000 sq. mi. (13,000 to 26,000 sq. km) (seasonal variation). Official name Republic of Chad. a republic in […]
- Chad box
hardware (IBM called this a “chip box”) A metal box about the size of a lunchbox (or in some models a large wastebasket), for collecting the chad that accumulated in Iron Age card punches. You had to open the covers of the card punch periodically and empty the chad box. The bit bucket was notionally […]