(music) to be played an octave higher or lower than written 8va
- All's fair in love and war
all’s fair in love and war People in love and soldiers in wartime are not bound by the rules of fair play. Note: This proverb is frequently used when two people are contending for the love of a third. Any conduct is permissible in certain circumstances, as in Of course he called her—all’s fair in […]
noun an entertainment, such as a pop concert or film screening, that lasts all day
adjective (Canadian) (of a hot dog, hamburger, etc) served with all available garnishes
all-elbows jargon Said of a TSR (terminate-and-stay-resident) mess-dos program, such as the N pop-up calendar and calculator utilities that circulate on BBS systems: unsociable. Used to describe a program that rudely steals the resources that it needs without considering that other TSRs may also be resident. One particularly common form of rudeness is lock-up due […]
adjective pertaining to a trip that is entirely paid for by an organization for as a prize for a contest Examples Win an all-expense-paid vacation to Egypt!