/nuk’see pro’bl*m/ The problem of transferring data between computers with differing byte order. The string “Unix” might look like “NUXI” on a machine with a different “byte sex” (e.g. when transferring data from a little-endian to a big-endian, or vice-versa).
See also middle-endian, swab, and bytesexual.
[nuhks vom-i-kuh] /ˈnʌks ˈvɒm ɪ kə/ noun 1. the seed of the orangelike fruit of an East Indian tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, of the logania family, containing strychnine, used in medicine. 2. the tree itself; strychnine. /ˈnʌks ˈvɒmɪkə/ noun 1. an Indian spiny loganiaceous tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, with orange-red berries containing poisonous seeds 2. any of […]
[noo-yaw-ree-kuh n, nyoo‐] /ˌnu yɔˈri kən, ˌnyu‐/ noun, adjective 1. .
[nyoots] /nyuts/ noun 1. early name of a region on the southern coast in S Australia, discovered by the Dutch in 1626–27.
[nuhz-uh l] /ˈnʌz əl/ verb (used without object), nuzzled, nuzzling. 1. to burrow or root with the nose, snout, etc., as an animal does: a rabbit nuzzling into the snow. 2. to thrust the nose, muzzle, etc.: The dog nuzzled up to his master. 3. to lie very close to someone or something; cuddle or […]