/knooth/ 1. Donald Knuth.
2. [“The Art of Computer Programming”, Donald E. Knuth] Mythically, the reference that answers all questions about data structures or algorithms. A safe answer when you do not know: “I think you can find that in Knuth.”
Contrast literature. See also bible.
[noun key-oh, key-oh; verb key-oh] /noun ˈkeɪˈoʊ, ˈkeɪˌoʊ; verb ˈkeɪˈoʊ/ Slang. noun, plural KO’s. 1. a knockout in boxing. verb (used with object), KO’d, KO’ing. 2. to knock unconscious, especially in a boxing match; knock out. /ˈkeɪˈəʊ/ verb KO’s, KO’ing, KO’d, k.o.’s, k.o.’ing, k.o.’d 1. a slang term for knock out See knockout noun (pl) […]
[koh-uh] /ˈkoʊ ə/ noun 1. a Hawaiian acacia, Acacia koa, of the legume family, characterized by spreading branches and gray bark. 2. the hard, red or golden-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture. /ˈkəʊə/ noun 1. a Hawaiian leguminous tree, Acacia koa, yielding a hard wood 2. the reddish wood of this tree, […]
[koh-ah-luh] /koʊˈɑ lə/ noun 1. a sluggish, tailless, gray, furry, arboreal marsupial, Phascolarctos cinereus, of Australia. /kəʊˈɑːlə/ noun 1. a slow-moving Australian arboreal marsupial, Phascolarctus cinereus, having dense greyish fur and feeding on eucalyptus leaves and bark Also called (Austral) native bear n. Australian marsupial, 1808, from the Aboriginal name of the animal, variously given […]
[koh-ahn] /ˈkoʊ ɑn/ noun, plural koans, koan. Zen. 1. a nonsensical or paradoxical question to a student for which an answer is demanded, the stress of meditation on the question often being illuminating. /ˈkəʊæn/ noun 1. (in Zen Buddhism) a problem or riddle that admits no logical solution n. Zen paradox, 1946, from Japanese ko […]