a torsion balance for measuring horizontal gradients of gravity, used in geophysical explorations.
noun 1. a unit of measure of horizontal gradients of gravity, equal to one billionth of a gal per horizontal centimeter.
character, humour The mnemonic of a mythical ASCII control character (End Of User) that would make an ASR-33 Teletype explode on receipt. This construction parodies the numerous obscure delimiter and control characters left in ASCII from the days when it was associated more with wire-service teletypes than computers (e.g. FS, GS, RS, US, EM, SUB, […]
European ORACLE Users Group.
[en-voi, ahn-] /ˈɛn vɔɪ, ˈɑn-/ noun 1. a short stanza concluding a poem in certain archaic metrical forms, as a ballade, and serving as a dedication, or a similar postscript to a prose composition. /ˈɛnvɔɪ/ noun 1. Formal name envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary. a diplomat of the second class, ranking between an ambassador and […]