Download

Technology / Digital Cameras / Download: The process of moving computer data from one location to another. Though the term is normally used to describe the transfer, or downloading, of data from the Internet, it is also used to describe the transfer of photos from a camera memory card to the computer. Example: I downloaded photos to my PC.

Download Message

Technology / Email / Download Message: Allows you to save a copy of an email message to your own computer which will be stored as a distinct text file. MORE

Classical

Entertainment / Literature / Classical: The term in Western culture is usually used in reference to the art, architecture, drama, philosophy, literature, and history surrounding the Greeks and Romans between 1000 BCE and 410 BCE. Works crea MORE

Consonant

Entertainment / Literature / Consonant: A speech sound that is not a vowel. To download a PDF file listing consonants and their symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet, click here. MORE

Cavalier

Entertainment / Literature / Cavalier: A follower of Charles I of England (ruled c. 1625-49) in his struggles with the Puritan-dominated parliament. The term is used in contrast with Roundheads, his Puritan opponents. Cavaliers were primar MORE

Pentameter

Entertainment / Literature / Pentameter: When poetry consists of five feet in each line, it is written in pentameter. Each foot has a set number of syllables. Iambs, spondees, and trochees are feet consisting of two syllables. Thus, iambic p MORE

Roundhead

Entertainment / Literature / Roundhead: Not to be confused with round character, (see above), a Roundhead is a member or supporter of the parliamentarian or Puritan party during the English Civil War, one of those who opposed King Charles I MORE

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