Re: Operationalize orthogonality
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 12:53:52 GMT
> "Frank Hamersley" <terabitemightbe_at_bigpond.com> wrote in message
>> David Cressey wrote: >>> "x" <x_at_not-exists.org> wrote in message
>>>> "U-gene" <grigoriev-e_at_yandex.ru> wrote in message >>>> news:1148989329.212230.40130_at_38g2000cwa.googlegroups.com... >>>>>> How you measure lengts in meters ? >>>>> I'm afraid to answer your question ;-). >>>> Don't worry. I don't bite. Maybe others. >>>> >>>>> Do you remenber cork what is both round and square simultaneously? >>>> Yes. I put it in the neck of evry bottle still not empty. >>> OK, I'll bite: >>> >>> How do you measure length in meters? >> <SI Bigot> >> I don't as I use metres! >> </SI Bigot>
> me-tre (mee'tuhr) n., v. <-tred, -tring>
> 1. Chiefly Brit. METER.
S/be "Chiefly the rest of the world" but then that be where monsters are for all meter adherents.
> me-ter  (mee'tuhr) n.
> 1. the base SI unit of length, equivalent to
> 39.37 U.S. inches; now defined as 1/299,
> 792, 458 of the distance light travels
> in a vacuum in one second. Abbr: m.
> [1790-1800; < F mOtre < Gk métron measure]
> In Novelian: metru/metri.
> Don't confound metres with metresse and metre with mettre. :-)
>> But I have never seen a lengt (sic) so for them I am not so sure :-).
> Why you tell people lies. You've just seen 'lengt'. :-)
> See http://bucovina.chem.tue.nl/page_8.htm
Cheers, Frank. Received on Thu Jun 01 2006 - 14:53:52 CEST