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Graphical User Interface Development Environment from Sun.

(02 Feb 2009)

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A hypertext system from the University of Kent (GB) and OWL for displaying on-line documentation.

(03 Feb 2009)

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1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook.

2. One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of lifo; a director; a regulator. "He will be our guide, even unto death." (Ps. Xlviii. 14)

3. Any contrivance, especially one having a directing edge, surface, or channel, for giving direction to the motion of anything, as water, an instrument, or part of a machine, or for directing the hand or eye, as of an operator; as: A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the wheel buckets.

<surgery> A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy he is setting.

4. A noncommissioned officer or soldier placed on the directiug flank of each subdivision of a column of troops, or at the end of a line, to mark the pivots, formations, marches, and alignments in tactics. Guide bar, an additional rail, between the others, gripped by horizontal driving wheels on the locomotive, as a means of propulsion on steep gradients.

Origin: OE. Giae, F. Guide, It. Guida.

(01 Mar 1998)

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