Electronics. a technique for varying the sector covered by a transmitting or receiving antenna by rotating it.
Television. a technique, formerly used in televising, for scanning by means of a scanning disk.
[mee-nee] /ˈmi ni/ noun, plural meanies. Informal. 1. a small-minded, petty, or malicious person: The children said their teacher was a real meany. [mee-nee] /ˈmi ni/ noun 1. George, 1894–1980, U.S. labor leader: 3rd president of the AFL 1952–55; 1st president of the AFL-CIO 1955–79. /ˈmiːnɪ/ noun 1. (informal) a variant spelling of meanie see […]
[meen-hwahyl, -wahyl] /ˈminˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪl/ noun 1. . adverb 2. in the intervening time; during the interval. 3. at the same time: Meanwhile, the others were back home enjoying themselves. /ˈmiːnˌwaɪl/ adverb 1. during the intervening time or period 2. at the same time, esp in another place noun 3. another word for meantime n. also […]
noun, Metallurgy. 1. a crystalline twin formed by the strain set up by an applied force.
noun, Geology. 1. any of the various weathering processes that cause physical disintegration of exposed rock without any change in the chemical composition of the rock: Collision between rock surfaces can cause mechanical weathering. noun the erosion or breakdown of rock into smaller fragments by natural physical agents with no chemicals involved; also called disintegration […]