The flag day in 1986 on which all of the non-local groups on the Usenet had their names changed from the net.- format to the current multiple-hierarchies scheme. Used especially in discussing the history of newsgroup names. “The oldest sources group is comp.sources.misc; before the Great Renaming, it was net.sources.”
noun 1. . noun 1. a tall shrub, Rhododendron maximum, of eastern North America, having rose-pink flowers.
noun, Astronomy. 1. a group of large dark clouds in the Milky Way between the constellations Cygnus and Sagittarius.
noun 1. a series of rift valleys running from N to S, from the Jordan Valley in SW Asia to Mozambique in SE Africa. noun 1. the most extensive rift in the earth’s surface, extending from the Jordan valley in Syria to Mozambique; marked by a chain of steep-sided lakes, volcanoes, and escarpments
noun 1. a large, open room in a house, especially a living room that doubles as a family room or dining room.