a spatial illusion in which parallel lines intersected by short oblique lines are perceived as converging or diverging.
(in the 19th century) a union of german states for the maintenance of a uniform tariff on imports from other countries, and of free trading among themselves. any similar union or arrangement between a number of states; customs union. historical examples the zollverein was the only really german action to which she can point. the […]
zoltán [zawl-tahn] /ˈzɔl tɑn/ (show ipa), 1882–1967, hungarian composer. historical examples stravinsky is a new man not to be slighted, nor are kodaly and bartok. ivory apes and peac-cks james huneker noun zoltán (ˈzoltaːn). 1882–1967, hungarian composer. his works were often inspired by native folk songs and include the comic opera háry jános (1926) and […]
. historical examples the first of the zombi twins said expressionlessly, “comrade josip pekic?” expediter dallas mccord reynolds
- Zombie bank
a bank that has liabilities exceeding its -ssets but continues to operate through government support: these zombie banks are unable or unwilling to lend out money.
- Zombie process
zombie process operating system (or “defunct process”) a unix process that has terminated (either because it has been killed by a signal or because it has called exit()) and whose parent process has not yet received notification of its termination by executing (some form of) the wait() system call. a zombie process exists solely as […]