Business / Debt / Legacy: Another term for bequest, that is, the making of a gift by will. In the main there are three main types of legacy. Pecuniary legacy: A gift of a fixed sum of money left for example to an individual or a charity. Specific legacy: A gift of a specific item (such as a set of books) left for example to a friend. Residuary legacy: A gift consisting of the residue of an estate after all other conditions of the will have been met, or part of such residue.


Entertainment / Literature / Renaissance: There are two common uses of the word. (1) The term originally described a period of cultural, technological, and artistic vitality during the economic expansion in Britain in the late 1500s and early MORE

Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC)

Technology / Computers / Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC): It is also called the Extended ASCII Code. This is a common asynchronous code used by IBM. It is pronounced 'ehb-suh-dik'. Many corporation that have legacy applications and databases in IBM's OS/390 MORE