extrasensory perception: perception or communication outside of normal sensory capability, as in telepathy and clairvoyance.
English for Specific (or Special) Purposes: the technique of teaching English to students who need it for a particular purpose, such as business dealings
electronic stability programme: an electronic system that automatically stabilizes a road vehicle that is being oversteered or is in danger of rolling over by selectively applying individual brakes
1934, initialism for extra-sensory perception.
1. Extra Simple Pascal. Subset of Pascal.
2. Econometric Software Package. Statistical analysis of time series. “Econometric Software Package, User’s Manual”, J.P. Cooper, Graduate School of Business, U Chicago. Sammet 1978.
3. Extended Self-containing Prolog.
4. An early symbolic mathematics system.
[A. Rom, Celest Mech 3:331-345 (1971)].
English for Specific Purposes
[es-puh-dril] /ˈɛs pəˌdrɪl/ noun 1. a flat shoe with a cloth upper, a rope sole, and sometimes lacing that ties around the ankle. 2. a casual shoe resembling this, often with a wedge heel instead of a flat sole. /ˌɛspəˈdrɪl/ noun 1. a light shoe with a canvas upper, esp with a braided cord sole […]
[es-puh n-yohl, -pan-; French e-spa-nyawl] /ˌɛs pənˈyoʊl, -pæn-; French ɛ spaˈnyɔl/ noun 1. .
[ih-span-yuh-let, ih-span-yuh-let] /ɪˈspæn yəˌlɛt, ɪˌspæn yəˈlɛt/ noun 1. (on a French window or the like) one of a pair of rods, controlled by a knob mechanism, having hooked ends that engage catches in the head and sill of the frame. 2. Furniture. a feature, often a bronze mount, set at the top of a leg […]
[ih-spal-yer, -yey] /ɪˈspæl yər, -yeɪ/ noun 1. a trellis or framework on which the trunk and branches of fruit trees or shrubs are trained to grow in one plane. 2. a plant so trained. verb (used with object) 3. to train on an espalier. 4. to furnish with an espalier. /ɪˈspæljə/ noun 1. an ornamental […]