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Floating-point unit (829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

A floating-point unit (FPU, colloquially a math coprocessor) is a part of a computer system specially designed to carry out operations on floating point
Floating canvas (54 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating canvas is a term used by tailors to describe the cloth-construction inside a jacket or coat. It consists of two layers of cloth into which horsehair
Double-precision floating-point format (1,147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Double-precision floating-point format is a computer number format that occupies 8 bytes (64 bits) in computer memory and represents a wide dynamic range
Floating production storage and offloading (1,746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit is a floating vessel used by the offshore oil and gas industry for the production and processing
Floating point (11,888 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
representing a number. For the album by John McLaughlin, see Floating Point. In computing, floating point is a method of representing an approximation of
Floating-gate MOSFET (1,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The floating-gate MOSFET (FGMOS) is a field-effect transistor, whose structure is similar to a conventional MOSFET. The gate of the FGMOS is electrically
Floating licensing (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating licensing is a software licensing approach in which a limited number of licenses for a software application are shared among a larger number of
Floating Sculpture No. 3 (61 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Sculpture No. 3 is a public art work by artist Marta Pan located at the Lynden Sculpture Garden near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The red fiberglass
IEEE floating point (3,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The IEEE Standard for Floating-Point Arithmetic (IEEE 754) is a technical standard for floating-point computation established in 1985 by the Institute
Floating island (1,288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is about floating mass of vegetation. For floating islands of volcanic origin, see pumice raft. For floating islands in fiction, see Floating island (fiction)
Green puddle frog (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The green puddle frog, rough-skinned floating frog, pearly skin puddle frog, or pointed-tongued floating frog (Occidozyga lima) is a species of frog in
Floating Point (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John McLaughlin. For the method of representing a number, see Floating point. Floating Point is an album by John McLaughlin, released in 2008 through
Salvinia natans (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(commonly known as floating fern, floating watermoss, floating moss, or commercially, Water Butterfly Wings) is an annual floating aquatic fern, which
Floating (EP) (63 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating is the first EP by Bill Callahan (also known as Smog), released on Drag City in 1991. "Red Apples" is an early version of the better known track
Floating exchange rate (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: List of countries with floating currencies A floating exchange rate or fluctuating exchange rate is a type of exchange-rate regime in which a
Floating capital (94 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating capital denotes currency in circulation and assets which are movable and storable. It represents working capital; assets which are in circulation
The Floating Island (33 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Island is a fantasy novel by Elizabeth Haydon. Released in 2006, the book is the first installment in The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme series
Floating Seeds Remixed (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Seeds Remixed is a remix album by British band Ozric Tentacles. It was released in 1999 on Snapper Music. The album includes a variety of mixes
Significand (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mantissa or coefficient) is part of a number in scientific notation or a floating-point number, consisting of its significant digits. Depending on the interpretation
Floating battery (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battery, see Deep cycle battery and Storage battery. A floating battery is a kind of armed watercraft, often improvised or experimental
Floating wind turbine (4,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating wind turbine is an offshore wind turbine mounted on a floating structure that allows the turbine to generate electricity in water depths where
Dry dock (1,906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commissioned warship, HMS Victory. Possibly the earliest description of a floating dock comes from a small Italian book printed in Venice in 1560, called
Floating Anarchy Live 1977 (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Anarchy Live 77 is a live album by Planet Gong (Daevid Allen and Gilli Smyth accompanied by The Here & Now Band) although usually credited as
Palette window (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
graphical control element palette window, also known as utility window or floating palette, floats on top of all regular windows and offers ready access tools
Luronium (306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Luronium natans is a species of aquatic plant commonly known as the floating water-plantain. It is the only recognized species in the genus Luronium, native
Fearson's floating cigarette (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fearson's floating cigarette is a magical illusion created by Steve Fearson in the early 1990s. The performer displays a cigarette which behaves in almost
Floating restaurant (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating restaurant is a vessel, usually a large steel barge, used as a restaurant on water. The Jumbo Kingdom at Aberdeen in Hong Kong is an example
Caltha natans (284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divided into infraspecific taxa. The plants typically grow in shallow, with floating leaves up to 25 millimetres (0.98 in) wide and 50 mm (2.0 in) long, on
Palestro-class ironclad floating battery (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Palestro-class ironclad floating batteries were four floating batteries built for the French Navy in 1859-62 to replace the Crimean War-built vessels
Half-precision floating-point format (1,095 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computing, half precision is a binary floating-point computer number format that occupies 16 bits (two bytes in modern computers) in computer memory
Rogue planet (1,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rogue planet, also known as an interstellar planet, nomad planet, free-floating planet or orphan planet, is a planetary-mass object that orbits the galaxy
Russian floating nuclear power station (1,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Floating nuclear power station" redirects here. For the earlier station operated in the Panama Canal Zone, see MH-1A. "FNPP" redirects here. For the political
Star Seafood Floating Restaurant (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Star Seafood Restaurant (Chinese: 明星海鮮舫), formerly called Treasure Floating Restaurant (Chinese: 敦煌畫舫), is a restaurant in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. The
Floating tone (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating tone is a morpheme or element of a morpheme that contains no consonants, no vowels, but only tone. It cannot be pronounced by itself, but affects
Floating Bridge, Dubai (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Bridge (Arabic: الجسر العائم‎) is a pontoon bridge (floating bridge) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It connects Riyadh Road, Dubai Courts and
Floating (dance) (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating, gliding or sliding refers to a group of footwork-oriented dance techniques and styles closely related to popping, which attempt to create the
Floating dock (jetty) (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating dock, floating pier or floating jetty is a platform or ramp supported by pontoons. It is usually joined to the shore with a gangway. The pier
The Aquabats vs. the Floating Eye of Death! (832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aquabats! vs. the Floating Eye of Death! is the third studio album from American band The Aquabats, released on October 26, 1999 on Goldenvoice Records
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space (1,963 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space is the third studio album by English space rock band Spiritualized, released on 16 June 1997. The album features
Occidozyga (154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
China, and Java. They sometimes go under the common name Java frogs or floating frogs. There are 12 species in this genus: Occidozyga baluensis (Boulenger
Floating rate note (773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating rate notes (FRNs) are bonds that have a variable coupon, equal to a money market reference rate, like LIBOR or federal funds rate, plus a quoted
Interest rate swap (3,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
specified notional amount from a fixed rate to a floating rate (or vice versa) or from one floating rate to another. Interest rate swaps are used for
Floating city (science fiction) (1,906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about floating cities and towns only. For any type of floating landmass, see Floating island (fiction). In science fiction, floating cities are
Floating car data (790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating car data (FCD), also known as floating cellular data, is a method to determine the traffic speed on the road network. It is based on the collection
Floating market (142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating market is a market where goods are sold from boats. Originating in times and places where water transport played an important role in daily
IEEE 854-1987 (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
radix-independent floating-point arithmetic, was the first Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standard for floating-point arithmetic
Floating interest rate (809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating interest rate, also known as a variable or adjustable rate, refers to any type of debt instrument, such as a loan, bond, mortgage, or credit
Lookback option (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with floating strike and with fixed strike. As the name introduces it, the option's strike price is floating and determined at maturity. The floating strike
Floating charge (3,796 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating charge is a security interest over a fund of changing assets of a company or a limited liability partnership (LLP), which 'floats' or 'hovers'
Floating Island (novel) (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Island is a children's novel written and illustrated by Anne Parrish. It tells the story of a family of dolls shipwrecked on an uninhabited tropical
Australian floating crane Titan (1,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Titan was a floating crane that operated in Sydney Harbour from 1919 until 1991. She was fabricated in Carlisle in the United Kingdom, then sent to Cockatoo
Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (1,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Point Floating Bridge, officially the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge, and commonly called the SR 520 Bridge or 520 Bridge, is a floating bridge
Bristol Harbour (3,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
city and providing a tidal by-pass for the river. It is often called the Floating Harbour as the water level remains constant and it is not affected by the
Floating airport (841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating airport is an airport built and situated on a very large floating structure (VLFS) located many miles out at sea utilizing a flotation type
The Floating Dutchman (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Dutchman is a 1952 British crime film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Dermot Walsh, Sydney Tafler and Mary Germaine. It was known as
Nephroptosis (269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Ptosis. Nephroptosis (also called floating kidney or renal ptosis) is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the
Floating island (fiction) (1,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating island in fiction is a landmass that floats in a body of water (such as Vadanis in The Guardian Cycle of novels), or in the sky (such as Angel
Floating building (179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating building is a building unit with a flotation system at its base, to allow it to float on water. It is common to define such as building as being
Single-precision floating-point format (1,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Single-precision floating-point format is a computer number format that occupies 4 bytes (32 bits) in computer memory and represents a wide dynamic range
Timber floating (9 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Timber floating may refer to: Log driving Timber rafting
Chinampa (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
peoples, commonly called the Aztecs. Sometimes erroneously referred to as "floating gardens," chinampas are artificial islands that were created by building
Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera is a novel by American writer John Barth, published in 1994. A character name John Barth and his female companion set
The Floating Lives (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Lives is a movie based on a short story by Nguyen Ngoc Tu in Vietnam. In Vietnam, the movie and the novel have the same name - Endless Fields
Floating Point Systems (617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Point Systems Inc. (FPS) was a Beaverton, Oregon vendor of attached array processors and minisupercomputers. The company was founded in 1970 by
Very large floating structure (1,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
large floating structures (VLFSs) or, as some literature refers to them, very large floating platforms (VLFPs) can be constructed to create floating airports
FLOPS (3,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Flop. In computing, FLOPS or flops (an acronym for FLoating-point Operations Per Second) is a measure of computer performance, useful
Jumbo Kingdom (740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literally: "Treasure Kingdom") consists of the Jumbo Floating Restaurant (珍寶海鮮舫) and the adjacent Tai Pak Floating Restaurant (太白海鮮舫), renowned tourist attractions
French ironclad Lave (195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lave was an ironclad floating battery of the French Navy during the 19th century. She was part of the Dévastation-class of floating batteries. In the 1850s
Taling Chan District (263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the floating market here was initiated by Chamlong Srimuang in 1987 to honour King Bhumibol's 60th birthday. This is a new attraction since floating markets
Basis swap (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
exchange of two floating rate financial instruments. A basis swap functions as a floating-floating interest rate swap under which the floating rate payments
Floating Down to Camelot (655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Down to Camelot is a campus novel by David Benedictus published in 1985 and set in Cambridge. The title is drawn from Tennyson's poem The Lady
Quadruple-precision floating-point format (2,208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
quadruple precision (also commonly shortened to quad precision) is a binary floating-point-based computer number format that occupies 16 bytes (128 bits) in
Floating Clouds (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Clouds (浮雲, Ukigumo?) is a 1955 black-and-white Japanese film drama directed by Mikio Naruse. It is based on a novel with the same name by Japanese
IEEE 754-1985 (2,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
IEEE 754-1985 was an industry standard for representing floating-point numbers in computers, officially adopted in 1985 and superseded in 2008 by the current
A Floating City (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Floating City (French: Une ville flottante) is an adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne first published in 1871. It tells of a woman who, on board
Six Records of a Floating Life (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Six Records of a Floating Life (Chinese: 浮生六記; pinyin: Fú Shēng Liù Jì) is an autobiography by Shen Fu (沈復, 1763–1825) who lived in Changzhou (now known
Crane vessel (975 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A crane vessel, crane ship or floating crane is a ship with a crane specialized in lifting heavy loads. The largest crane vessels are used for offshore
Musquito-class floating battery (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Musquito-class was a Royal Navy class of two 4-gun floating batteries built to a design by Admiral Sir Sidney Smith specifically to serve with his
Auxiliary repair dock (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repair dock was actually a floating drydock, which could, by design, provide drydock facility to damaged Navy vessels. Floating drydocks of this type were
Sozh Floating Bridge (26 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sozh Floating Bridge is a pontoon bridge spanning the Sozh River at Korma, Belarus. It was built in 2003-2004, and carries light automobile traffic
Floating signifier (536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating signifiers or empty signifiers is a term used in semiotics to denote signifiers without referents, such as a word that doesn't point to any actual
Voidable floating charge (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In law, a voidable floating charge refers to a floating charge entered into shortly prior to the company going into liquidation which is void or unenforceable
An Artist of the Floating World (904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Artist of the Floating World (1986) is a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. It is set in post-World War II Japan and is narrated by Masuji Ono, an ageing painter
Inverse floating rate note (858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An inverse floating rate note, or simply an inverse floater, is a type of bond or other type of debt instrument used in finance whose coupon rate has an
Tideline (145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where two currents in the ocean converge. Driftwood, floating seaweed, foam, and other floating debris may accumulate, forming sinuous lines called tidelines
Houseboat (2,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There is a houseboat and fishing community in Hong Kong known as Aberdeen floating village. In India, houseboats are common on the backwaters of Kerala
Floating shelf (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating shelf is a form of shelf designed so as to avoid showing any unsightly brackets, appearing as though it is "floating" on the wall. A
Floating island (dessert) (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating island is a European dessert of French origin, a dessert consisting of meringue floating on crème anglaise (a vanilla custard). The meringues
Floating Life (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Life is a 1996 Australian drama film directed by Clara Law about a Hong Kong family who move to Australia. Annette Shun Wah as Yen Chan Annie
The Float at Marina Bay (1,432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marina Bay Floating Platform (Chinese: 滨海湾浮动舞台, Malay: Pentas Terapung Teluk Marina, Tamil: மரீனா பே மிதக்கும் மேடை), is the world's largest floating stage
The Defeat of the Floating Batteries at Gibraltar, September 1782 (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Floating Batteries at Gibraltar (also called The Siege of Gibraltar, The Siege and Relief of Gibraltar or The Repulse of the Floating Batteries
A Story of Floating Weeds (819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Story of Floating Weeds (浮草物語, Ukikusa monogatari?) is a 1934 silent film directed by Yasujirō Ozu which he later remade as Floating Weeds in 1959 in
Floating launch platform (47 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating launch platform is a mobile maritime launch platform for spacecraft launch. Up to date there are only two such platforms: Odyssey used by by Sea
Floating floor (266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating floor is a floor that does not need to be nailed or glued to the subfloor. The term floating floor refers to the installation method, but is
Floating Flies and How to Dress Them (1,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Flies and How to Dress Them - A Treatise on the Most Modern Methods of Dressing Artificial Flies for Trout and Grayling with Full Illustrated
Floating launch platform (47 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating launch platform is a mobile maritime launch platform for spacecraft launch. Up to date there are only two such platforms: Odyssey used by by Sea
Potamogeton natans (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Potamogeton natans (broad-leaved pondweed, floating pondweed, floating-leaf pondweed) is an aquatic species in the genus Potamogeton native to quiet or
Utricularia radiata (59 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Utricularia radiata, the little floating bladderwort, is a medium-sized suspended aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. radiata
Floating Weeds (1,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Weeds (浮草, Ukigusa?) is a 1959 Japanese drama film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Ganjiro Nakamura and Machiko Kyo. It is a remake of Ozu's
Ukiyo-e (13,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ukiyo-e, or ukiyo-ye (浮世絵, Japanese: [u.ki.jo.e], "pictures of the floating world"), is a genre of woodblock prints and paintings that flourished in Japan
Swing vote (807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
they can play a big role in determining the outcome. A swing voter or floating voter is a voter who may not be affiliated with a particular political
Floating liquefied natural gas (2,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) refers to water-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations employing technologies designed to enable the development
Floating dock (impounded) (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating dock, floating harbour or wet dock is a dock alongside a tidal waterway that maintains a constant level, despite the changing tides. A floating
Dévastation-class ironclad floating battery (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1870s Dévastation-class ironclads. The Dévastation-class ironclad floating batteries were built for the attack of Russian coastal fortifications during
VBER-300 (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
locations. In particular, it has been proposed for use on the Russian floating nuclear power station (two reactors on a 49,000-tonne barge). The reactor
ISO/IEC 10967 (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
iec559 is true). LIA currently consists of three parts: Part 1: Integer and floating point arithmetic, second edition published 2012. Part 2: Elementary numerical
Aker Floating Production (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aker Floating Production (OSE: AKFP) is a Norwegian Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel operator. The company is part of the Aker Group
Fast inverse square root (2,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
multiplicative inverse) of a square root for a 32-bit floating point number in IEEE 754 floating point format. The algorithm was probably developed at
Briton Ferry (1,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Railway with its cable powered incline. In the 1850s the Briton Ferry Floating Dock Company was incorporated, and bought land from the Earl of Jersey
Floating (Megan Rochell song) (54 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Floating" is a song from Megan Rochell's unreleased album You, Me and the Radio. It peaked at number 55 on Billboard magazine's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tales from the Floating Vagabond (493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tales from the Floating Vagabond is a science-fiction role-playing game by Lee Garvin, published by Avalon Hill in 1991. It has the tagline "Ludicrous
Floating ground (751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating ground is a characteristic of some electrical circuits. Most electrical circuits have a ground point, which can serve as a return path for electric
Row cover (351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
usually left in place for several weeks until crops are well-established. Floating row cover is extremely lightweight row cover fabric that can be placed
Exchange-rate regime (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
generally dependent on many of the same factors. The basic types are a floating exchange rate, where the market dictates movements in the exchange rate;
RP FLIP (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
R/P FLIP (FLoating Instrument Platform) is an open ocean research platform owned by the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) and operated by the Marine
Free-floating barrel (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A free-floating barrel is a specific design technology used in highly accurate rifles, particularly match grade rifles, to increase the accuracy of the
The Floating Castle (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Castle (のぼうの城, Nobo no Shiro?) is a 2012 Japanese historical-drama film directed by Shinji Higuchi and Isshin Inudo, starring Mansai Nomura
Firm-class floating battery (154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Firm-class was a Royal Navy class of two 16-gun floating batteries built to a design by Sir John Henslow, who took as his model the flat-bottomed Thames
Floating population (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating population is a terminology used to describe a group of people who reside in a given population for a certain amount of time and for various reasons
Zone melting (955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zone melting (or zone refining or floating zone process) is a group of similar methods of purifying crystals, in which a narrow region of a crystal is
McBarge (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moored on Expo grounds in Vancouver's False Creek, it was the second floating McDonald's location in the world (first being in St Louis, Mo), intended
Offshore Power Systems (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with Tenneco, to create floating nuclear power plants at Jacksonville, Florida. The MH-1A was actually the first floating nuclear power station, built
Calcite rafts (675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
crystals grow, attach to one other and appear to be floating rafts of a white, opaque material. The floating materials have been referred to as calcite rafts
The Floating Light Bulb (356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Light Bulb is a 1981 Broadway play by Woody Allen. Semi-autobiographical, it focuses on a lower middle class family living in Canarsie, Brooklyn
IBM Floating Point Architecture (1,560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(mainframes), support a hexadecimal floating-point format. In comparison to IEEE 754 floating-point, the IBM floating-point format has a longer significand
Tschukundu (212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Simonstown. South Africa's National Ports Authority also operates a floating crane named Indlovu, based in Durban. "Damen News 7" (pdf). Recent deliveries
Ukiyo (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(浮世, "Floating World"?) describes the urban lifestyle, especially the pleasure-seeking aspects, of Edo-period Japan (1600–1867). The Floating World culture
National Waterway 1 (India) (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
10319 Sq m 200 m Floating Terminal 2 Botanical Garden Jetty 996 Sq m 50 m Floating Terminal 3 BISN Jetty 11606.64 Sq m 100 m Floating Terminal 4 Shantipur
The Floating Box: A Story in Chinatown (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Box: A Story in Chinatown is a chamber opera by Jason Kao Hwang, to a libretto by Catherine Filloux. It premiered in 2001, directed by Jean
PMP Floating Bridge (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The PMP Floating Bridge is a type of mobile pontoon bridge designed by the Soviet Union during World War II. The bridge's design enables for a quick assembly
Coprocessor (1,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primary processor (the CPU). Operations performed by the coprocessor may be floating point arithmetic, graphics, signal processing, string processing, encryption
Round-tongued floating frog (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The round-tongued floating frog (Occidozyga martensii) is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family. It is found in Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia
Floating Power (231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Power was a technology developed in the 1920s by the United States automobile firm of Chrysler, credited mostly to the engineering of Owen Ray
Oil platform (3,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
types of structure are used, steel jacket, concrete caisson, floating steel and even floating concrete. Steel jackets are vertical sections made of tubular
Equity swap (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
these "legs" is usually pegged to a floating rate such as LIBOR. This leg is also commonly referred to as the "floating leg". The other leg of the swap is
Ice shelf (1,089 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An ice shelf is a thick floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface. Ice shelves
Floating (The Moody Blues song) (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Floating" is a song on The Moody Blues' November 1969 album To Our Children's Children's Children, a concept album about space travel dedicated to NASA
RapidCAD (247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
RapidCAD is a specially packaged Intel 486DX and a dummy floating point unit (FPU) designed as pin-compatible replacements for an Intel 80386 processor
Floating Action (197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Action is a band from Black Mountain, North Carolina. The touring version of Floating Action is Seth Kauffman (lead vocals, guitar), Michael Libramento
List of Dungeons & Dragons monsters (1974–76) (446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mermen as land elves are to humans Elasmosaurus 19 Fire Lizard 19 Floating Eyes 23 Small fish with a huge central eye that can hypnotize a victim
Dartmouth Higher Ferry (515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dartmouth Higher Ferry, also known as the Dartmouth–Kingswear Floating Bridge, is a vehicular cable ferry which crosses the River Dart in the English
C mathematical functions (707 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
language implementing basic mathematical functions. All functions use floating point numbers in one manner or another. Different C standards provide different
Floating (Eloy album) (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating is the third album by the German progressive rock band Eloy. It was released in 1974. All songs written by Eloy except where indicated. Side
Floating Action (197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Action is a band from Black Mountain, North Carolina. The touring version of Floating Action is Seth Kauffman (lead vocals, guitar), Michael Libramento
Floating breech (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A floating breech is a breechblock of a firearm that is not held rigidly to the barrel at the moment of firing, but instead is free to move in the opposite
Museum ship (1,068 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For ships that are not original see Ship replica. For preserved incomplete ships see Ships preserved in museums. A museum ship, or sometimes memorial ship
Floating raft system (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating raft is type of land-based foundation that protects against settlement and the liquefaction of soft soil due to seismic activity. It was a necessary
Fred. Olsen Production (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fred. Olsen Production is a Norwegian offshore floating production petroleum company. Founded in 2004, the company has its headquarters in Oslo, Norway
Floating (Jape song) (946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Floating" is a 2004 single by the Irish band Jape, taken from the second studio album, The Monkeys in the Zoo Have More Fun Than Me and described as "Jape's
3DNow! (1,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
display of 3D graphics depended heavily on the host CPU's floating-point unit (FPU) to perform floating-point calculations, a task in which AMD's K6 processor
Some Sevit (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Some Sevit (세빛섬), Islands Sevit, or Floating Islands are artificial islands in the Han River, Seoul, South Korea. It was built at the suggestion of
Floating City (284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Floating city. Floating City (Chinese: 浮城; Jyutping: fau4 seng4) is a 2012 Chinese-Hong Kong drama film directed by Yim Ho. The
Chom Thong District, Bangkok (309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mahayana branch of Buddhism. The nearby Wat Sai floating market was once a busy and lively floating market where farmers came and sold products on boat
Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo (1970) is a cantata by Joseph Horovitz composed in a popular style for unison or two-part voices and piano, with optional
Floating Me (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Me (sometimes stylised as FLOATINGME) is a progressive rock group from Sydney, Australia, featuring Lucius Borich from Cog, Jon Stockman of Karnivool
William Kahan (501 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
754-1985 standard for floating-point computation (and its radix-independent follow-on, IEEE 854). He has been called “The Father of Floating Point,” since he
Streaming SIMD Extensions (1,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SSE contains 70 new instructions, most of which work on single precision floating point data. SIMD instructions can greatly increase performance when exactly
Jug fishing (802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unlimited class tackle method of fishing that uses lines suspended from floating jugs to catch fish in lakes or rivers. Often, a large number of jugs are
Decimal128 floating-point format (1,218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computing, decimal128 is a decimal floating-point computer numbering format that occupies 16 bytes (128 bits) in computer memory. It is intended for
DiMillo's Floating Restaurant (52 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
DiMillo's Floating Restaurant is a floating restaurant in Portland, Maine. Located in the Old Port, DiMillo's is one of Maine's most famous restaurants
Floating Vessel (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating Vessel (源氏物語 浮舟, Ukifune?) is a 1957 black-and-white Japanese film directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa. Kazuo Hasegawa as Kaoru-no-kimi Fujiko Yamamoto
Log driving (1,486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes fill the entire river and make boat travel dangerous or impossible. Floating logs down a river worked well for the most desirable pine timber, because
Motorola 68881 (662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Motorola 68881 and Motorola 68882 were floating-point coprocessor (FPU) devices that were used in some computer systems in conjunction with the 68020
Performance per watt (1,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
operations/watt-second, or operations/joule, since 1 watt = 1 joule/second. FLOPS (Floating Point Operations Per Second) per watt is a common measure. Like the FLOPS
A Map of the Floating City (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Map of the Floating City is the fifth studio album by English musician Thomas Dolby, released on 24 October 2011. It is his first full-length studio
Floating-Harbor syndrome (2,053 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating-Harbor syndrome, also known as Pelletier-Leisti syndrome, is a rare disease with fewer than 50 cases described in the literature. It is usually
Fitting-out (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of equipment prior to floating. For example, Queen Mary 2 was originally to have its propeller pods installed prior to floating, but this was not done
Aerated lagoon (703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aerating a lagoon or basin: Motor-driven submerged or floating jet aerators Motor-driven floating surface aerators Motor-driven fixed-in-place surface
128-bit (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be considered the first simple 128-bit computer, as it used 128-bit floating point registers. Most modern CPUs feature SIMD instruction sets (SSE, AltiVec
NaN (2,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unrepresentable value, especially in floating-point calculations. Systematic use of NaNs was introduced by the IEEE 754 floating-point standard in 1985, along
Arithmetic underflow (472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
empty buffer, see buffer underrun. The term arithmetic underflow (or "floating point underflow", or just "underflow") is a condition in a computer program
Akademik Lomonosov (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about a Russian floating nuclear power station. For the Russian academician, see Mikhail Lomonosov. Akademik Lomonosov is a non-self-propelled
Tufts Medical Center (1,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Medical Center is subdivided into a full-service adult hospital and the Floating Hospital for Children, a full-service pediatric facility. The CEO of Tufts
Singaporean bridge (1,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional predecessor, there are variations in the rules. It is also known as floating bridge. Essentially, a deck of 52 cards is used, and 4 hands of 13 are
Cowes Floating Bridge (1,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cowes Floating Bridge is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses the River Medina on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. The ferry crosses
Aberdeen floating village (1,939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aberdeen floating village (Chinese: 香港仔水上人家) is located at the Aberdeen Harbour in the Southern District of Hong Kong. The harbour contains approximately
Woolston Floating Bridge (1,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1°23′10″W / 50.892°N 1.386°W / 50.892; -1.386 The Woolston Floating Bridge was a cable ferry that crossed the River Itchen in England between
Floating (play) (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating is the name of a stage production created and performed by "emerging Welsh performance artist" Hugh Hughes, in collaboration with British touring
F16C (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for converting between half-precision and standard IEEE single-precision floating-point formats. The CVT16 instruction set, announced by AMD on May 1, 2009
Public float (1,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a debt and by public floating companies can reduce their debts creating a better asset liability ratio. By public floating companies can enhance their
Floating match on card (132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Match on Card is a classic close-up magic effect. A match is placed on the back of a playing card. The magician causes the match to
Axle (1,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
weight than a semi-floating or non-floating axle assembly, because the hubs have two bearings riding on a fixed spindle. A full-floating axle can be identified
On Floating Bodies (682 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On Floating Bodies (Greek: Περὶ τῶν ἐπιπλεόντων σωμάτων) is a Greek-language work consisting of two books written by Archimedes of Syracuse (287 BC – c
Floating body effect (390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The floating body effect is the effect of dependence of the body potential of a transistor realized by the silicon on insulator (SOI) technology on the
Decimal64 floating-point format (1,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computing, decimal64 is a decimal floating-point computer numbering format that occupies 8 bytes (64 bits) in computer memory. It is intended for applications
Decimal data type (631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
languages. Fractional numbers are supported on most programming languages as floating-point numbers or fixed-point numbers. However, such representations typically
The Floating Shadows (triptych) (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Floating Shadows is a triptych made by Nabil Kanso in 1986 on the brutality and suffering inflicted during the Lebanese Civil War. The painting is
Floating di Morel (361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Floating di Morel are a rock 'n' roll band based in Berlin Germany. Formed in 1994 by ex PLO and Young Scamps members Kai Drewitz and Sabine Blödorn.
Sky lantern (2,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
written on the lantern. The Lanna people of northern Thailand use "floating lanterns" (โคมลอย, khom loi) year round, for celebrations and other special
Signal International (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2005 the company hired over 300 workers for a single project to create a floating hotel to serve offshore workers. In 2014 Signal was awarded a $4.5 million
Submerged floating tunnel (1,454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A submerged floating tunnel (SFT), also called a suspended tunnel or Archimedes bridge, is a tunnel that floats in water, supported by its buoyancy (specifically
Decimal32 floating-point format (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computing, decimal32 is a decimal floating-point computer numbering format that occupies 4 bytes (32 bits) in computer memory. It is intended for applications