[ahn preez; French ahn preez] /ˌɑn ˈpriz; French ɑ̃ ˈpriz/
in line for capture; likely to be captured.
/French ɑ̃ priz/
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
(of a chess piece) exposed to capture
1. /enkw/ or /enk/ ENQuire. The mnemonic for ASCII character 5. 2. An on-line convention for querying someone’s availability. After opening a chat connection to someone apparently in heavy hack mode, one might type “SYN SYN ENQ?” (the SYNs representing notional synchronisation bytes), and expect a return of ACK or NAK depending on whether or […]
noun, Printing. 1. a square unit of an area, one en on each side. 2. a quad having such an area. Compare 2 (def 1).
verb to place something into a queue; to add an element to the tail of a queue; cf. dequeue See dequeue queue
[en-kwahyuh r] /ɛnˈkwaɪər/ verb (used with or without object), enquired, enquiring. 1. . /ɪnˈkwaɪə/ verb 1. a variant of inquire v. see inquire. An alternative form mainly used in sense of “to ask a question.” Related: enquired; enquiring.