a river in W Europe, flowing NE through N France and S Belgium into the Meuse at Namur: battle 1918. 120 miles (193 km) long.
a river in W Europe, rising in N France and flowing east into Belgium to join the Meuse at Namur. Length: 190 km (118 miles)
[sam broun] /ˈsæm ˈbraʊn/ noun 1. a sword belt having a supporting strap over the right shoulder, formerly worn by officers in the U.S. Army, now sometimes worn as part of the uniform by police officers, guards, and army officers in other nations. Sam Browne belt noun 1. a military officer’s wide belt supported by […]
noun 1. Also, sambuke [sam-byook] /ˈsæm byuk/ (Show IPA). an ancient stringed musical instrument used in Greece and the Near East. 2. a medieval hurdy-gurdy. noun 1. a licorice-flavored Italian liqueur made from elderberries.
SAMDS Serbian American Medical and Dental Society
- Same-day service
humour, operating system An ironic term used to describe long response time, particularly with respect to MS-DOS system calls (which ought to require only a tiny fraction of a second to execute). Such response time is a major incentive for programmers to write programs that are not well-behaved. See also PC-ism. [Jargon File] (1996-12-17)