[nahyt-lee] /ˈnaɪt li/
coming or occurring each :
his nightly walk to the newsstand.
coming, occurring, appearing, or active at :
of, relating to, or characteristic of :
the nightly gloom before a storm.
on every :
performances given nightly.
at or by :
an animal that is seen nightly.
happening or relating to each night
happening at night
at night or each night
Old English nihtlic “nocturnal, of the night, at night;” see night + -ly (1). As an adverb, Middle English nihtlich, from the adjective.
[nahyt-mair] /ˈnaɪtˌmɛər/ noun 1. a terrifying dream in which the dreamer experiences feelings of helplessness, extreme anxiety, sorrow, etc. 2. a condition, thought, or experience suggestive of a nightmare: the nightmare of his years in prison. 3. (formerly) a monster or evil spirit believed to oppress persons during sleep. /ˈnaɪtˌmɛə/ noun 1. a terrifying or […]
- Nightmare file system
Pejorative hackerism for Sun’s Network File System (NFS). In any nontrivial network of Suns where there is a lot of NFS cross-mounting, when one Sun goes down, the others often freeze up. Some machine tries to access the down one, and (getting no response) repeats indefinitely. This causes it to appear dead to some messages […]
[nahyt-mair-ish] /ˈnaɪtˌmɛər ɪʃ/ adjective 1. resembling a , especially in being terrifying, exasperating, or the like: his nightmarish experience in a concentration camp. adj. 1834, from nightmare + -ish. Related: Nightmarishly; nightmarishness.
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