the original copy of a number of typewritten copies (distinguished from carbon copy).
noun 1. housing or commercial buildings built along a stretch of road. ribbon development noun 1. (Brit) the building of houses in a continuous row along a main road: common in England between the two World Wars
noun, plural (especially collectively) ribbonfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ribbonfishes. 1. any of several marine fishes of the families Trachipteridae, Regalicidae, and Lophotidae, having a long, compressed, ribbonlike body. 2. any of several related fishes, as the oarfish. 3. any of several unrelated but similar fishes, as the cutlassfish and […]
noun 1. a repeated lightning discharge in which successive strokes are displaced from each other by wind, resulting in a broadened appearance.
noun 1. a microphone that utilizes a metal ribbon suspended in a magnetic field. ribbon microphone noun 1. a type of microphone in which the conductor is a thin ribbon of aluminium alloy moving perpendicularly in a magnetic field. It is strongly directional and can be used to reduce unwanted side noise