the dealer in a game with three players.
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data, architecture Suffix used in the terms big-endian and little-endian that describe the ordering of bytes in a multi-byte number. The term comes from Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels” via the famous paper “On Holy Wars and a Plea for Peace” by Danny Cohen, USC/ISI IEN 137, 1980-04-01. The Lilliputians, being very small, had correspondingly small political […]
[en-di-kuh t, -kot] /ˈɛn dɪ kət, -ˌkɒt/ noun 1. John, . 2. a city in S New York, on the Susquehanna River. [en-di-kuh t, -kot] /ˈɛn dɪ kət, -ˌkɒt/ noun 1. John, 1588?–1665, colonial governor of Massachusetts 1644–65, born in England.
[en-ding] /ˈɛn dɪŋ/ noun 1. a bringing or coming to an ; termination; close: Putting away the Christmas ornaments marked the ending of the season. 2. the final or concluding part; conclusion: a story with a happy ending. 3. death; destruction. 4. Grammar. a morpheme, especially an inflection, at the of a word, as -s […]
- End in itself
A purpose or goal desired for its own sake (rather than to attain something else). For example, For me, writing books is an end in itself; they don’t really make that much money. This expression employs the noun end in the sense of “final cause or purpose,” a usage dating from the early 1500s.