Tag: terminology

129 Why "grand theft auto", not "grand auto theft"? 2016-07-18T20:18:27.460

31 What does "chrome" mean besides the metal? 2016-07-18T16:48:46.683

30 What is the name for these keys on a computer keyboard? 2016-03-16T12:35:19.743

28 What do you call the things inside a fruit? 2018-07-16T00:45:54.393

27 "Transgender" versus the obsolete term "transgendered" 2018-05-16T17:42:56.170

26 In how many ways can something not be right? 2017-03-02T14:47:49.610

22 What is the inner cover of the winter shoes called in English? 2016-11-29T20:05:49.193

20 What do "M", "G" and "B" buttons mean in an elevator? 2014-10-22T17:23:10.863

20 What is the English equivalent of the Russian word тормоз which is used for very slowly working software? 2017-09-19T20:39:11.060

19 What do you call a group set up to undermine a political argument? 2018-03-31T06:59:56.833

17 What does 'a hairline crack where the grip meets the graphite shaft on my 3-wood' mean in this English joke? 2017-07-26T14:42:37.630

15 Draw or tie in sports 2018-06-25T10:05:06.960

14 What is the name of such a "lamp"? 2018-03-08T13:29:58.660

13 What is the soft part of the palm called in English? 2017-05-23T05:52:19.980

13 Smart/casual dress is encouraged with longs/shoes a must : What is "longs"? 2018-08-14T07:12:57.883

12 If columnar is the adverb for column, what is the adverb for row? 2014-12-23T22:37:21.593

12 The act of declaring and revoking a structure a church 2018-08-04T18:57:29.673

11 What is the difference between college and university? 2014-09-16T16:43:13.910

11 Where are the vases in this picture? A term for that space 2015-09-10T04:44:31.560

8 What is the term for titles such as "Alexander the Great"? 2016-05-27T19:33:09.977

7 What is 'relevance time'? 2013-03-28T23:35:45.277

7 Why is "schematics" used in its plural form for a single item? 2015-12-25T22:19:38.110

7 What's the name of the game of throwing stones to the surface of water? 2016-09-17T22:08:50.477

7 "Fixing" an error 2017-05-23T18:45:47.590

6 What's a better term to describe these "stripes" in blouse (Screen shot attached) 2014-12-29T17:25:28.407

6 What does POPs mean here? 2015-03-17T09:32:27.120

6 What do you call a chain of still images 2015-09-17T13:22:30.690

6 What is the term for the "s" that makes a noun plural? 2015-11-06T00:10:20.237

6 Grammatical terminology for the difference between 'hear' and 'listen' 2015-11-08T20:37:14.723

6 What's the term for telling the DMV that your vehicle isn't in use? 2016-08-10T07:55:10.833

6 What is the "s" of third person verbs called in English grammar terminology? 2017-11-14T06:07:53.353

6 What do you call the "collars" of a bathrobe? 2018-03-04T04:53:49.490

6 What is a non-prime number greater than 1 called in English? 2018-08-26T12:55:21.340

5 Is this question grammatically correct? 2014-02-06T10:44:20.100

5 determiner phrase 2014-08-11T17:20:45.300

5 What is an "alpha answer"? 2014-08-14T17:54:35.643

5 A steel glass Vs. A glass glass! 2014-10-28T07:14:02.037

5 error out -- what exactly does this phrasal verb mean? 2015-12-12T14:58:24.270

5 How to understand stanza 2 in the poem 'Follower' by Seamus Heaney? 2015-12-24T09:37:12.713

5 A term for a spot, placement or location in the sky? 2016-10-04T19:13:59.723

5 "figurative" vs "metaphorical" 2017-06-30T18:52:20.693

5 Is there a term to describe this "humourous" strikethrough commonly seen on internet nowadays? 2017-08-30T14:57:55.570

5 What would you call a course provided by a company to give extra qualifications to its employees? 2017-11-23T17:53:40.863

5 What is this action on computer windows called, "expanding the window"? 2018-10-21T01:35:37.503

4 What is the difference between curly braces and curly brackets? 2014-01-02T19:23:50.863

4 word choices related to Personal Protective Equipment 2014-01-28T19:11:26.917

4 If 'get ready' is not proper here, what should it be? 2014-04-03T06:35:07.543

4 Is a “seam” only for sewn fabric? 2014-05-21T23:18:44.350

4 Name of dot over "i" and "j" 2014-10-24T16:19:08.267

4 The way to say eyesight 2015-04-20T10:40:32.197

4 Why does one say, "broke up" 2015-09-07T23:07:27.703

4 Is there a noun/verb for the process of growing new leaves on a tree? 2015-12-20T18:30:04.400

4 What does "floog" mean? 2016-08-09T08:19:34.963

4 rollover -- what does this word mean in the following context? 2016-11-26T18:55:21.283

4 What are these symbols and abbreviations "CP, IP, Ti, Ap" called? 2017-08-31T22:23:16.190

4 What is "are you"? 2017-10-03T09:34:27.543

4 Two filtration systems form "a unified system". Is this correct? 2017-10-13T09:11:18.283

4 A kids-friendly, nontechnical alternative to the term "arithmetic operations"? 2018-02-26T19:08:50.007

4 Confusion about the U.S after secondary level educational system's words 2018-06-19T20:16:22.043

4 "Mental state" vs. "mental status" 2018-07-26T05:14:08.300

4 What's the word to specify a certain longitudinal position in a long street or park? 2018-08-20T16:13:10.487

3 Smallest minimum value from set of minimum values 2013-10-12T09:06:05.763

3 Is the term "preposition phrase" replacing "prepositional phrase"? 2013-10-29T02:09:35.873

3 A term used to describe "likewise" treatment in politics 2013-12-14T23:55:52.090

3 Differences between adverb phrase, adverbial and adjunct 2014-08-17T13:51:08.837

3 What is the right term for a "transferred" force? 2014-09-18T07:18:31.533

3 What is the term used for adding an 's onto a name? 2015-01-29T11:17:52.657

3 Meaning of "proposition" in "value proposition" 2015-03-19T15:14:30.387

3 What does 'legislate a priori' mean? 2015-03-25T22:02:23.883

3 What's the valid term for a "base" for plants? 2015-04-25T20:28:30.603

3 What's the meaning of "default-proof" in a financial context? 2015-09-09T16:14:03.820

3 reference, speech and event time 2015-10-03T12:33:42.447

3 Term for a song without instruments 2015-10-07T16:20:48.390

3 Is there a name for filled square? 2015-10-16T14:49:13.227

3 Dissertation court or seminar? 2015-12-19T00:42:55.307

3 Sign language action name verb 2016-08-10T15:40:50.387

3 What's the difference between "to plug in", "to connect" and "to link"? 2016-08-21T19:45:41.643

3 Need help in translating "cuciture armate" (armed seams?) 2016-09-16T12:22:33.560

3 Is it correct to say my domestic name is? 2016-09-29T15:21:10.377

3 What is the term for the open space on desks that chairs fit into? 2016-10-01T05:38:40.140

3 Possessive pronouns as a general term 2017-01-25T20:52:31.320

3 Is "precipitating cause" a pleonasm? 2017-03-27T10:46:45.217

3 Progressive tense, progressive aspect, continuing aspect or continuous tense? 2017-04-14T10:10:26.763

3 What is a modal verb, really? 2017-04-17T18:01:52.297

3 What is the linguistic term for "to" in front of an infinitive? 2017-04-30T01:33:23.003

3 Breach and Violates 2018-02-17T14:28:50.180

3 What exactly are 'discourse linkers'? 2018-02-20T09:04:20.377

3 Galois Theory -- an implied genitive or not genitive at all? 2018-03-29T20:41:03.833

3 Should I walk or step on your bed to get to other side? 2018-05-04T03:54:03.603

3 "High-pitched": one word or two words? 2018-05-16T17:50:07.583

3 What is mean digest in computer terminology? 2018-05-18T23:38:28.043

3 What is the meaning of "in literal terms" 2018-06-23T22:39:14.267

3 Help to understand this paragraph 2018-07-04T02:53:36.707

3 Verbs to use when a place offers a view of another place 2018-08-31T10:59:57.553

3 What are the combinations of ch, sh, th, wh, ph called in the professional literature jargon? 2018-10-20T03:00:20.553

2 I asked "him" if he could swim - what is this sentence element called? 2013-04-20T12:33:50.397

2 Is there any term used to denote singular and plural form 2014-02-02T11:03:08.220

2 What do we call the question underpinning a thesis or research? 2014-02-04T11:50:22.347

2 How to call a customer who presents a good chance to acquire another customer after a succesful project? 2014-04-22T14:21:24.100