Media

Technology / Computers / Media: 1) Objects on which data can be stored. These include hard disks, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, and tapes. 2) In computer networks, media refers to the cables linking workstations together. There are many different types of transmission media, the most popular being twisted-pair wire (normal electrical wire), coaxial cable (the type of cable used for cable television), and fiber optic cable (cables made out of glass). 3) The form and technology used to communicate information. Multimedia presentations, for example, combine sound, pictures, and videos, all of which are different types of media.

Intermediaries

Business / Loan / Intermediaries: Non- or for-profit institutions that have specialized lending capacities. They obtain capital in the form of equity and low interest loans from a variety of sources, including foundations and other fu MORE

Immediate Denture

Health / Dentistry / Immediate Denture: A denture constructed for immediate placement after removal of the remaining teeth. MORE

Commedia Dellarte

Entertainment / Literature / Commedia Dellarte: A genre of Italian farce from the sixteenth-century characterized by stock characters, stock situations, and spontaneous dialogue. Typically, the plot is an intrigue plot and it involves a soubrette w MORE

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