[smawl-klohz, -klohth z] /ˈsmɔlˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz/
British. small, personal items of clothing, as underwear, handkerchiefs, etc.
knee breeches, especially the close-fitting ones worn in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries.
men’s close-fitting knee breeches of the 18th and 19th centuries
- Small cog in a large wheel
see: cog in the wheel
- Small computer system interface
hardware, standard (SCSI) /skuh’zee/, /sek’si/ The most popular processor-independent standard, via a parallel bus, for system-level interfacing between a computer and intelligent devices including hard disks, floppy disks, CD-ROM, printers, scanners, and many more. SCSI can connect multiple devices to a single SCSI adaptor (or “host adaptor”) on the computer’s bus. SCSI transfers bits in […]
noun, Meteorology. 1. a U.S. National Weather Service advisory of sustained winds, over coastal and inland waters, with speeds of 20–33 knots (23–38 mph, 10–17 m/sec). Regional NWS offices have discretion over the choice of the lower limit. 2. an advisory of potentially dangerous sea surface conditions, as high swells, that are not directly related […]
noun 1. See under cranberry (def 1). noun, plural cranberries. 1. the red, acid fruit or berry of certain plants of the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V. macrocarpon (large cranberry or American cranberry) or V. oxycoccus (small cranberry or European cranberry) used in making sauce, relish, jelly, or juice. 2. the plant […]