(chess) See grandmaster (sense 2)
noun 1. a chess player in the highest class of ability, as determined through specified types of international competitions.
noun 1. an annual U.S. Coast Guard patrol of the North Atlantic during the ice season to ascertain the locations of icebergs and to warn ships: undertaken under a 1914 international agreement between 14 maritime countries.
- International insulin unit
international insulin unit in·ter·na·tion·al insulin unit (ĭn’tər-nāsh’ə-nəl) n. The activity contained in 1/22 milligram of the international standard of zinc-insulin crystals.
n. chiefly British English spelling of internalization (q.v.). For spelling, see -ize. programming (i18n, globalisation, enabling, software enabling) The process and philosophy of making software portable to other locales. For successful localisation, products must be technically and culturally neutral. Effective internationalisation reduces the time and resources required for localisation, improving time-to-market abroad and allowing simultaneous […]