a mantel clock of the first half of the 19th century, having the upper part of the case shaped with a double ogee curve to resemble an acorn.
- Acorn computers ltd.
acorn computers ltd. company A UK computer manufacturer, part of the Acorn Computer Group plc. Acorn was founded on 1978-12-05, on a kitchen table in a back room. Their first creation was an electronic slot machine. After the Acorn System 1, 2 and 3, Acorn launched the first commercial microcomputer – the ATOM in March […]
- Acorn computer group
acorn computer group company A holding company for Acorn Computers Limited, Acorn Australia, Acorn New Zealand, Acorn GmbH and Online Media. Acorn Computer Group owns 43% of Advanced RISC Machines Ltd. (1994-11-08)
- Acorn online media
acorn online media company A company formed in August 1994 by Acorn Computer Group plc to exploit the ARM RISC in television set-top box decoders. They planned to woo British Telecommunications plc to use the box in some of its video on demand trials. The “STB1” box was based on an ARM8 core with additional […]
- Acorn risc machine
acorn risc machine processor The original name of the Advanced RISC Machine. (1995-03-07)
- Acorn spoon
a spoon having an acornlike ornament at the end of its stem.