dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


4 definitions found
 for 2
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  2 \2\ adj.
     Denoting a quantity consisting of one more than one; one plus
     one more; -- representing the number two as an Arabic
     numeral.
  
     Syn: two, ii
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  2
      adj 1: being one more than one; "he received two messages" [syn:
             two, 2, ii]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a
           numeral representing this number [syn: two, 2, II,
           deuce]

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  2
   infix.
  
      In translation software written by hackers, infix 2 often represents the
      syllable to with the connotation ?translate to?: as in dvi2ps (DVI to
      PostScript), int2string (integer to string), and texi2roff (Texinfo to [nt]
      roff). Several versions of a joke have floated around the internet in which
      some idiot programmer fixes the Y2K bug by changing all the Y's in
      something to K's, as in Januark, Februark, etc.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  2
  
      In names of translation software,
     infix 2 often represents the word "to" with the connotation
     dvi2ps+({DVI">"translate to", as in dvi2ps ({DVI to PostScript),
     texi2roff+({Texinfo">int2string (integer to string) and texi2roff ({Texinfo to
     [nt]{roff).
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-01-25)
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org