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      n      another name for       tag   1       2  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
tag   [1]  
1    a piece or strip of paper, plastic, leather, etc., for attaching to something by one end as a mark or label  
a price tag     
2    an electronic device worn, usually on the wrist or ankle, by an offender serving a noncustodial sentence, which monitors the offender's whereabouts by means of a link to a central computer through the telephone system,   (Also called)    electronic tag         
3    a small piece of material hanging from or loosely attached to a part or piece  
4    a point of metal or other hard substance at the end of a cord, lace, etc., to prevent it from fraying and to facilitate threading  
5    an epithet or verbal appendage, the refrain of a song, the moral of a fable, etc.  
6    a brief quotation, esp. one in a foreign language  
his speech was interlarded with Horatian tags     
7      (Grammar)  
a      (Also called)    tag question   a clause added on to another clause to invite the hearer's agreement or conversational cooperation. Tags are usually in the form of a question with a pronoun as subject, the antecedent of which is the subject of the main clause; as isn't it in the bread is on the table, isn't it?  
b    a linguistic item added on to a sentence but not forming part of it, as John in are you there, John?  
8    an ornamental flourish as at the end of a signature  
9    the contrastingly coloured tip to an animal's tail  
10    a matted lock of wool or hair  
11      (Angling)   a strand of tinsel, wire, etc., tied to the body of an artificial fly  
      vb   , tags, tagging, tagged   mainly tr  
12    to mark with a tag  
13    to monitor the whereabouts of (an offender) by means of an electronic tag  
14    to add or append as a tag  
15    to supply (prose or blank verse) with rhymes  
16    intr; usually foll by: on or along   to trail (behind)  
many small boys tagged on behind the procession     
17    to name or call (someone something)  
they tagged him Lanky     
18    to cut the tags of wool or hair from (an animal)  
     (C15: of uncertain origin; related to Swedish tagg point, perhaps also to tack1)  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

1    of, concerned with, using, or operated by devices, such as transistors or valves, in which electrons are conducted through a semiconductor, free space, or gas  
2    of or concerned with electronics  
3    of or concerned with electrons or an electron  
an electronic energy level in a molecule     
4    involving or concerned with the representation, storage, or transmission of information by electronic systems  
electronic mail, electronic shopping     
  electronically      adv  
Electronic is used to refer to equipment, such as television sets, computers, etc., in which the current is controlled by transistors, valves, and similar components and also to the components themselves. Electrical is used in a more general sense, often to refer to the use of electricity as a whole as opposed to other forms of energy: electrical engineering; an electrical appliance. Electric, in many cases used interchangeably with electrical, is often restricted to the description of particular devices or to concepts relating to the flow of current: electric fire; electric charge  

electronic configuration  
      n     (Chem)   the arrangement of electrons in the orbitals of an atom or molecule  
electronic countermeasures  
      n     (Military)   (in electronic warfare) actions intended to interfere with an enemy's use of electromagnetic radiation equipment  
electronic editing  
      n     (Radio, television)   editing of a sound or vision tape recording by electronic rerecording rather than by physical cutting  
electronic file cabinet  
      n     (Computing)   a device, controlled by software, for the storage and retrieval of information  
electronic flash  
      n     (Photog)   an electronic device for producing a very bright flash of light by means of an electric discharge in a gas-filled tube  
electronic flight information systems  
      pl n   (in an aircraft) the computer-operated visual displays on the flight deck, showing information about the aircraft's state and performance in flight  
electronic funds transfer at point of sale  
      n   a system for debiting a retail sale direct to the customer's bank, building-society, or credit-card account by means of a computer link using the telephone network,   (Acronym)    EFTPOS  
electronic game  
      n   any of various small hand-held computerized games, usually battery operated, having a small screen on which graphics are displayed and buttons to operate the game  
electronic graphics  
      pl n   (on television) the production of graphic designs and text by electronic means  
electronic ignition  
      n   any system that uses an electronic circuit to supply the voltage to the sparking plugs of an internal-combustion engine  
electronic keyboard  
      n   a typewriter keyboard used to operate an electronic device such as a computer, word processor, etc.  
electronic mail  
      n   the transmission and distribution of messages, information, facsimiles of documents, etc., from one computer terminal to another,   (Abbrevs.)    E-mail, e-mail, email  
electronic mailbox  
      n   a device used to store electronic mail  
electronic music  
      n   a form of music consisting of sounds produced by oscillating electric currents either controlled from an instrument panel or keyboard or prerecorded on magnetic tape  
electronic office  
      n   integrated computer systems designed to handle office work  
electronic organ  
      n     (Music)   an electrophonic instrument played by means of a keyboard, in which sounds are produced and amplified by any of various electronic or electrical means  
   See also       synthesizer  
electronic organizer  
      n      See       personal organizer       2  
electronic point of sale  
      n   a computerized system for recording sales in retail shops, using a laser scanner at the cash till to read bar codes on the packages of the items sold,   (Acronym)    EPOS  
electronic publishing  
      n   the publication of information on magnetic tape, disks, etc., so that it can be accessed by a computer  
electronic surveillance  
1    the use of such electronic devices as television monitors, video cameras, etc., to prevent burglary, shop lifting, break-ins, etc.  
2    monitoring events, conversations, etc., at a distance by electronic means, esp. by such covert means as wire tapping or bugging  
electronic tag  
      n      another name for       tag   1       2  
electronic transfer of funds  
      n   the transfer of money from one bank or building-society account to another by means of a computer link using the telephone network,   (Abbrev.)    ETF  
electronic warfare  
      n   the military use of electronics to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use and to protect friendly use of electromagnetic radiation equipment  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
Process data that is created, stored or communicated by any information system, that is relevant to the process of adjudication.
[Tech.] Electronic Evidence
the electronic contents generated by an electronic device or system in form of an electronic form or as a printed output (excluding the computer system files) are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
Cyber investigation is electronic method conducted through electronic system to search and discover the online facts or information.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber investigation is electronic method conducted through electronic system to search the online facts
inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device
Ex.: Quite a lot of smokers got into the habit of vaping what they regard as a less harmful alternative to smoking and sometimes as a way to help them cut down or even quit.
a small digital image or icon used to express or convey an idea, a mood or an emotion in electronic communication. It's a loanword from japoneese coming from e 'picture'+ moji 'letter, character'.
[Internet] Althoug being coincidental, the resemblance of the term 'emoji' to the english word 'emoticon' (a facial expression composed of keyboard characters, such as :-)) helps its memorability. 😊
representation of a facial expression composed with various combinations of keyboard characters used to convey the writer's feelings or intended tone in electronic communication. For exemple, :-) represents a smile.
[Internet] Ex: When they e-mail, people have a growing tendency to use emoticons as a fun way to relay the tone of their messages
series of functions performed by an electronic system independently of (not connected to) the cyberspace.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
virtual electronic assets, value or obligations bequeathed to a person after its former owner's death
[Tech.];[US];[Internet] value or obligations in cyberspace transitable upon the death of an individual
Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other digital devices.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents
Cyber-surveillance is an electronic system for the surveillance of online activities, objects or processes that are operated from and on the Internet.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber-surveillance is an electronic system for the surveillance of online activities
electronic virtual assets belonging to an individual that are transferred upon his/her death to a designed heir
[Tech.] also "digital legacy"
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