1. Dodir, dodirivanje, pipanje, sposobnost dodirivanja, opis; fig. smisao za fino, finoća i sigurnost ponašanja u ophođenju sa drugima, osećanje za ono što priliči;
2. muz. Grupa tonova dobivena ravnomernom podelom jednog niza tonova;
3. Ravnomerna podela vremena, ravnomerno kretanje, npr. u plesu.
See clock rate. (Technology) The measurement in megahertz of the speed with which a central processor can perform a series of calculations.
ETYM From Delicate.
1. Refined taste; tact; SYN. discretion.
2. Smallness of stature; SYN. slightness.
3. Subtly skillful handling of a situation; SYN. diplomacy, discreetness, finesse.
ETYM French discrétion, Latin discretio separation, difference, discernment, from discernere, discretum. Related to Discreet, Discern.
1. Freedom to act or judge on one's own.
2. Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; SYN. discreetness, circumspection, prudence.
3. The trait of judging wisely and objectively; SYN. discernment.
Discreet behavior; prudence; freedom to act and make decisions.
ETYM Old Eng. mesure, French mesure, Latin mensura, from metiri, mensus, to measure; akin to metrum poetical measure, Greek metron, Eng. meter. Related to Immense, Mensuration, Mete to measure.
1. Magnitude as determined by measurement or calculation; SYN. measurement.
2. The quantity or amount of something; SYN. quantity, amount, sum.
3. A measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements; SYN. measuring rod, measuring stick.
4. Any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; SYN. step.
5. Notation for a sequence of musical beats; written followed by a vertical bar; SYN. bar.
ETYM Old Eng. pas, French pas, from Latin passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to Eng. patent. Related to Pas, Pass.
1. A step in walking or running; SYN. stride, tread.
2. The rate of moving (especially walking or running); SYN. gait.
3. The relative speed of progress or change; SYN. rate.
ETYM Latin tactus a touching, touch, from tangere, tactum, to touch: cf. French tact. Related to Tangent.
Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence; SYN. tactfulness.