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Word Of The Day

Telecine

noun

equipment used mainly by television studios for converting film images to signals suitable for television transmission.

Word History

Purview

Purview comes from Anglo-French purveu, purveue, porveu (with other spelling variants) in the legal phrase purveu est (ke) “it is provided (that)” or purveu que “provided that.”..

Synonyms Of The Month

Objectionably
  • unacceptable
  • offensive
  • vile
  • odious

Quote Of The Day

Honours seem to be the nature of British life. It's horrible. Maybe I'm mad, but the older I get, the less I want to have honours loaded on me.

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Sarking

noun

Scot, Northern English and NZ a timber or felt cladding placed over the rafters of a roof before the tiles or slates are fixed in place

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