any of several slender European and Asian fishes of the family Cobitidae and related families, having several barbels around the mouth.
any carplike freshwater cyprinoid fish of the family Cobitidae, of Eurasia and Africa, having a long narrow body with barbels around the mouth
Ken(neth). born 1936, British television and film director; his works for television include Cathy Come Home (1966) and his films include Kes (1970), Riff-Raff (1991), Bread and Roses (2000), The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), and The Angels’ Share (2012)
small edible European fish, mid-14c., from Old French loche (13c.), also, in dialect, “slug,” of unknown origin (see discussion in Gamillscheg).
- Load balancing
operating system, parallel Techniques which aim to spread tasks among the processors in a parallel processor to avoid some processors being idle while others have tasks queueing for execution. Load balancing may be performed either by heavily loaded processors (with many tasks in their queues) sending tasks to other processors; by idle processors requesting work […]
noun, Nautical. 1. the weight, in long tons, of a cargo vessel loaded so that the summer load line touches the surface of the water. noun 1. (nautical) the total weight of a cargo vessel loaded so that its waterline reaches the summer load line
[loh-did] /ˈloʊ dɪd/ adjective 1. bearing or having a load; full: a loaded bus. 2. containing ammunition or an explosive charge: a loaded rifle. 3. (of a word, statement, or argument) charged with emotional or associative significance that hinders rational or unprejudiced consideration of the terms involved in a discourse. 4. Slang. 5. (of dice) […]
[bair] /bɛər/ noun, plural bears (especially collectively) bear. 1. any of the plantigrade, carnivorous or omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae, having massive bodies, coarse heavy fur, relatively short limbs, and almost rudimentary tails. 2. any of various animals resembling the bear, as the . 3. a gruff, burly, clumsy, bad-mannered, or rude person. 4. […]