[rev-er-uh nd, rev-ruh nd] /ˈrɛv ər ənd, ˈrɛv rənd/
(initial capital letter) (used as a title of respect applied or prefixed to the name of a member of the clergy or a religious order):
Reverend Timothy Cranshaw; Reverend Mother.
worthy to be revered; entitled to reverence.
pertaining to or characteristic of the clergy.
Informal. a member of the clergy.
the official form of address for cardinals, heads of religious orders, and certain prelates, as archbishops and bishops.
(in Britain) a courtesy title applied to Anglican and Roman Catholic archbishops
worthy of reverence
relating to or designating a clergyman or the clergy
(informal) a clergyman
a title of respect for a clergyman Abbreviations Rev., Revd See also Very Reverend, Right Reverend, Most Reverend
early 15c., “worthy of respect,” from Middle French reverend, from Latin reverendus “(he who is) to be respected,” gerundive of revereri (see reverence). As a form of address for clergymen, it is attested from late 15c.; earlier reverent (late 14c. in this sense). Abbreviation Rev. is attested from 1721, earlier Revd. (1690s). Very Reverend is used of deans, Right Reverend of bishops, Most Reverend of archbishops.
“clergyman,” c.1500, from reverend (adj.).
[mohst] /moʊst/ adjective, superl. of much or many with more as compar. 1. in the greatest quantity, amount, measure, degree, or number: to win the most votes. 2. in the majority of instances: Most operations are successful. 3. greatest, as in size or extent: the most talent. noun 4. the greatest quantity, amount, or degree; […]
[skoch] /skɒtʃ/ adjective 1. (used outside of Scotland) of Scottish origin; resembling or regarded as characteristic of Scotland or the Scottish people: Scotch plaid. 2. Sometimes Offensive. of or relating to Scotland or its inhabitants; Scottish. 3. (usually lowercase) Informal. frugal; provident; thrifty. noun 4. (used with a plural verb) Sometimes Offensive. the inhabitants of […]
- Most significant bit
(MSB) Bit n-1 in an n bit binary number, the bit with the greatest weight (2^(n-1)). The first or leftmost bit when the number is written in the usual way. (1995-07-13)
noun 1. the digit farthest to the left in a number. Abbreviation: MSD.