/men”yoo-i:”tis/ A notional disease suffered by software with an obsessively simple-minded menu interface and no escape. Hackers find this intensely irritating and much prefer the flexibility of command-line or language-style interfaces, especially those customisable via macros or a special-purpose language in which one can encode useful hacks.
See user-obsequious, drool-proof paper, WIMP, for the rest of us.
[men-yoo, mey-nyoo] /ˈmɛn yu, ˈmeɪ nyu/ noun 1. a list of the dishes served at a meal; bill of fare: Ask the waiter for a menu. 2. the dishes served. 3. any list or set of items, activities, etc., from which to choose: What’s on the menu this weekend—golf, tennis, swimming? 4. Computers. a list […]
[mee-ou] /miˈaʊ/ noun, plural Meos (especially collectively) Meo. 1. (def 1).
(Judg. 9:37; A.V., “the plain of Meonenim;” R.V., “the oak of Meonenim”) means properly “soothsayers” or “sorcerers,” “wizards” (Deut. 18:10, 14; 2 Kings 21:6; Micah 5:12). This may be the oak at Shechem under which Abram pitched his tent (see SHECHEM ØT0003330), the “enchanter’s oak,” so called, perhaps, from Jacob’s hiding the “strange gods” under […]
[mee-ou, myou] /miˈaʊ, myaʊ/ noun 1. the characteristic sound a cat makes. 2. a spiteful or catty remark. verb (used without object) 3. to make the sound of a cat. 4. to make a spiteful or catty remark. /mɪˈaʊ; mjaʊ/ verb 1. (intransitive) (of a cat) to make a characteristic crying sound interjection 2. an […]