verb (used with object)
to position or direct (a firearm, ball, arrow, rocket, etc.) so that, on firing or release, the discharged projectile will hit a target or travel along a certain path.
to intend or direct for a particular effect or purpose:
to aim a satire at snobbery.
verb (used without object)
to point or direct a gun, punch, etc., toward:
He aimed at the target but missed it.
to strive; try (usually followed by to or at):
We aim to please. They aim at saving something every month.
She aims to go tomorrow.
to direct efforts, as toward an object:
The satire aimed at modern greed.
Obsolete. to estimate; guess.
the act of aiming or directing anything at or toward a particular point or target.
the direction in which a weapon or missile is pointed; the line of sighting:
within the cannon’s aim.
the point intended to be hit; thing or person aimed at:
to miss one’s aim.
something intended or desired to be attained by one’s efforts; purpose:
whatever his aim in life may be.
Obsolete. conjecture; guess.
take aim, to sight a target:
to take aim and fire.
to point (a weapon, missile, etc) or direct (a blow) at a particular person or object; level
(transitive) to direct (satire, criticism, etc) at a person, object, etc
(intransitive; foll by at or an infinitive) to propose or intend: we aim to leave early
(intransitive; often foll by at or for) to direct one’s efforts or strive (towards): to aim at better communications, to aim high
the action of directing something at an object
the direction in which something is pointed; line of sighting (esp in the phrase to take aim)
the object at which something is aimed; target
(in Britain) Alternative Investment Market
early 14c., “to estimate, calculate,” also “to intend,” from Old French aesmer “value, rate; count, estimate,” from Latin aestimare “appraise” (see estimation); current meaning apparently developed from “esteem,” to “calculate,” to “calculate with a view to action” (c.1400), then to “direct a missile, a blow, etc.” (1570s). Related: Aimed; aiming.
early 14c., “target;” late 14c., “guess;” from aim (v.). Meaning “action of aiming” is from early 15c. (to take aim, originally make aim); that of “thing intended, purpose” is from 1620s.
American Indian Movement
In addition to the idiom beginning with aim
[mis-uh-lahynd] /ˌmɪs əˈlaɪnd/ adjective 1. improperly aligned. /ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnd/ adjective 1. placed or positioned wrongly or badly n. 1891, from mis- (1) + alignment. adj. 1903, from mis- (1) + past participle of align.
[mis-uh-lahynd] /ˌmɪs əˈlaɪnd/ adjective 1. improperly aligned. /ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnd/ adjective 1. placed or positioned wrongly or badly adj. 1903, from mis- (1) + past participle of align.
- Mips r2010
A FPU for the MIPS R2000. (1995-02-09)
- Mips r2000
processor The R2000 design came, in about 1987, from the Stanford MIPS project, which stood for Microprocessor without Interlocked Pipeline Stages. Like the AMD 29000, the R2000 has no condition code register considering it a potential bottleneck. The program counter can be read like other registers. The CPU includes an MMU that can also control […]