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access

  

      n  
1    the act of approaching or entering  
2    the condition of allowing entry, esp. (of a building or room) allowing entry by wheelchairs, prams, etc.  
3    the right or privilege to approach, reach, enter, or make use of something  
4    a way or means of approach or entry  
5    modifier   designating programmes made by the general public as distinguished from those made by professional broadcasters  
access television     
6    a sudden outburst or attack, as of rage or disease  
      vb  
7    to gain access to; make accessible or available  
8    tr     (Computing)  
a    to obtain or retrieve (information) from a storage device  
b    to place (information) in a storage device  
   See also       direct access       sequential access  
     (C14: from Old French or from Latin accessus an approach, from accedere to accede)  


access course  
      n   (in Britain) an intensive course of study for people without academic qualifications that enables them to apply for higher education  
access road  
      n   a road providing a means of entry into a region or of approach to another road, esp. a motorway  
access time  
      n     (Computing)   the time required to retrieve a piece of stored information  
conditional access  
      n   the encryption of television programme transmissions so that only authorized subscribers with suitable decoding apparatus may have access to them  
deck-access  
      adj   (of a block of flats) having a continuous inset balcony at each level onto which the front door of each flat on that level opens  
direct access  
      n   a method of reading data from a computer file without reading through the file from the beginning as on a disk or drum,   (Also called)    random access      Compare       sequential access  
direct memory access  
      n   a process in which data may be moved directly to or from the main memory of a computer system by operations not under the control of the central processing unit,   (Abbrev.)    DMA  
random access  
      n      another name for       direct access  
remote access  
      n     (Computing)   access to a computer from a physically separate terminal  
sequential access  
      n   a method of reaching and reading data from a computer file by reading through the file from the beginning  
   Compare       direct access  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
id.
une catastrophe naturelle
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
exp.
The act to use another person’s cyber identifying information with intent to defraud others online.
[Leg.];[Tech.] criminal act to steal person information online
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
n.
1 of the Femur bone neck shaft 2 of the femoral artery 3 femoral arterial access
o.
Cyber Legacy Locker is the safe and secure way to pass encrypted access key of online accounts to authorized assignee.
[Leg.];[Tech.] passing access key of online account to friends or love ones
v.
to blag information is to obtain it illegally by impersonating somebody on the phone
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
vt.
fill in information e.g. populate a table with data
[Comp.]
v.
to overshare is to share too much intimate information with somebody
"sorry, have I overshared?"
n.
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.
n.
the method of using knowledge or information in order to understand something
Deduction in reading is a very important strategy because usually there are many words that you don't know, but can still be guessed with the prior knowledge you have.
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
n.
digitalizing information in order to keeping it available and exploitable in time
[Tech.] digitalizing = putting something in a format that can be easily read by a computer
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
det.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
n.
blend of "slacker" and "activism". Act of participating to pointless activities as a type of activism.
Signing on-line petitions or wearing bracelets against war are forms of slacktivism
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing
n.
the act of transferring virtual content or value on the Internet to a specific destination
[Tech.]
v.
the secretary of state is required by the police and criminal evidence act to make provision by regulations for recording, in national police records, convictions and cautions for such offences as are required.
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
n.
the act of changing the ownership of a virtual property from one person to another
[Tech.]

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