Tag: terminology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22 What is the meaning of the phrase "tack against"? 2019-01-28T09:32:04.090

21 What is this "opened" cube called? 2019-08-29T08:49:08.257

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

18 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

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

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

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

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

13 What do "high sea" and "carry" mean in this sentence? 2019-03-28T22:18:15.210

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

12 How does a "parent" generate a "sister"? 2016-10-02T08:39:16.303

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

9 Word for "gradually removing the vacuum" 2016-08-31T04:18:41.617

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

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

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 Is "how every minutes" correct? 2016-08-01T13:12:40.333

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

7 "Solution Architect" Vs. "Solutions Architect" 2016-10-19T12:54:52.520

7 Word for describing that something can be mandatory, recommended or optional 2018-07-19T12:25:24.420

7 What's this kind of sentence or style called in the grammar terminology? 2018-12-23T15:08:01.793

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 How can I make this sentence better? 2013-03-02T04:09:32.317

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 What do you call this part of the human foot? 2016-11-04T12:00:40.403

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

5 Why "multi-band antenna", not "multi-bands antenna"? 2019-08-22T01:24:57.403

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

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 "Car amortization" — word request 2015-09-01T15:38:49.100

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 Should I write "add to the beginning" or I must use "prepend"? 2016-02-26T23:38:38.697

4 "Mechanism of toxicity involves..." - why without the definite article? 2016-03-15T12:32:18.300

4 What are submodifiers? 2016-05-13T04:19:31.527

4 Phrase for describing a cable without a connector at the end 2016-06-08T18:11:11.137

4 Looking for a common term for “non-circular pipe” 2016-06-13T03:29:07.103

4 Opened vials must not be used in other patients - or "for other patients" 2016-06-18T08:10:17.290

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

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

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

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

4 What's the difference between "Twin bed" and "Double bed" 2017-08-06T17:51:50.170

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

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 Why "Windows market share", not "Windows use share"? 2017-12-05T01:31:53.183

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

4 What's the meaning of “spike” in the context of “adrenaline spike”? 2019-03-15T12:20:33.953

4 Is "making a racket" some part of music? 2020-02-02T12:43:29.387

3 Any rule of thumb in technical writing - conceptual cases 2013-03-23T05:04:53.260

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 when you debug by hand in software development? 2014-10-03T18:04:34.777

3 A word for 'independent episode'? 2014-11-25T08:52:25.990

3 Difference between "outlier" and "offset" 2015-01-13T06:12:15.817

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 Difference between car brand and car make? 2015-08-12T00:49:30.633

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