open fracture n.
A fracture in which broken bone fragments lacerate soft tissue and protrude through an open wound in the skin. Also called compound fracture.
noun, Bowling. 1. a frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or a spare.
- Open game
noun 1. (chess) a relatively simple game involving open ranks and files, permitting tactical play, and usually following symmetrical development Compare closed game
Open Graphics Library
- Open graphics library
graphics, library (OpenGL) A multi-platform software interface to graphics hardware, supporting rendering and imaging operations. The OpenGL interface was developed by Silicon Graphics, who license it to other vendors. The OpenGL graphics interface consists of several hundred functions operating on 2D and 3D objects, supporting basic techniques, such as modelling and smooth shading, and advanced […]