a river in NW England, flowing south and west through Lancashire to the Irish Sea. Length: 121 km (75 miles)
noun 1. a woven strip or band of fine material, as silk or rayon, varying in width and finished off at the edges, used for ornament, tying, etc. 2. material in such strips. 3. anything resembling or suggesting a ribbon or woven band. 4. a band of inked material used in a typewriter, adding machine, […]
- Ribbon cable
hardware A type of flat multicore cable with cores positioned side-by-side, making it quick and relatively easy to clamp an Insulation Displacement Connector (IDC) across all cores. Ribbon cables typically have grey insulation with cores on a 0.050″ pitch and a red stripe marking Pin 1. They are less resilient than screened, multicore cable and […]
noun 1. the original copy of a number of typewritten copies (distinguished from carbon copy).
noun 1. housing or commercial buildings built along a stretch of road. ribbon development noun 1. (Brit) the building of houses in a continuous row along a main road: common in England between the two World Wars