AT Attachment Packet Interface (ATAPI)

Technology / Computers / AT Attachment Packet Interface (ATAPI): A specification that defines device-side characteristics for IDC peripherals like CD-ROM and tape drives.

Other Words for Attachment

Attachment Noun Synonyms: fastening, connection, tie, link, bond

Other Words for Packet

Packet Verb Synonyms: package, parcel, pack, batch
Packet Adjective Synonyms: loads, lot(s), great deal, fortune, mint, bundle, pretty penny, pile(s), tidy sum, king's ransom, bomb


Entertainment / Literature / Palatal: In linguistics, any sound involving the hard palate--especially the tongue touching or moving toward the hard palate. MORE


Technology / Computers / Packet: A unit of data formatted to transmit through a network. A packet is sent from a source to a destination. MORE

Packer Concentration

Business / Agriculture / Packer Concentration: The degree to which a few large firms dominate total sales within segments of the meat packing industry, which, some farmers and other critics contend, can cause or at least contribute to lower prices MORE

Pac-Man Strategy

Business / Finance / Pac-Man Strategy: Takeover defense strategy in which the prospective acquiree retaliates against the acquirer's tender offer by launching its own tender offer for the other firm. MORE

Palatal Dipthongization

Entertainment / Literature / Palatal Dipthongization: A sound change in which either the ash or the /e/ sound in Old English words became a diphthong when preceded by palatal consonants. For instance, Modern English cheese comes from Old English ciese, w MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Palatalization: In linguistics, the process of making a sound more palatal--i.e., moving the blade of the tongue closer to the hard palate. MORE