American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A puzzle in which a grid consisting of several regions is to be filled with numbers so that every row, column, and region contains only one instance of each number. The most common format is a grid of nine rows and columns that are divided into nine smaller regions of three rows and three columns into which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed.
- n. games, puzzles A type of puzzle whose completion requires each of typically nine rows and columns and each of as many usually square subregions to contain, without duplication, 1 up to 9 or the grid dimension.
- n. a number puzzle in which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed into a grid of cells so that each row or column contains only one of each number
- Japanese 数独 (sūdoku), numbers singly (Wiktionary)
- Japanese suudoku, contraction of suu(ji wa) doku(shin ni kagiru), the numbers must be unmarried (that is, occur singly). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“For everybody who wants to try out something new in sudoku, try shendoku, using the sudoku rules but playing two people, one against the other, like battleshipps.”
“Logic games are popular in Japan largely due to the work of Nikoli, which was founded 27 years ago, but sudoku is the only one known abroad.”
“So I will post two links a day, one to the daily killer, and one to an interactive plain sudoku on the same site (as you can't get an interactive killer free on that site).”
“Today's Times killer sudoku is a real killer, I only managed to put in three "2" s today.”
“Though the name, sudoku, is Japanese, the puzzle itself was invented long ago in Switzerland.”
“Print, play and solve word sudoku to learn English.”
“Microsoft says it's added "nearly 100" titles, courtesy of its Microsoft Games division, but many searches I tried ( "sudoku," "checkers," "Risk") didn't pan out.”
“I keep hearing about something called "sudoku" that seems to be the new macarena or something.”
“Also I'm seriously caught up in this new craze called 'sudoku'.”
“A search for "sudoku" on SourceForge. net yields more than 300 projects, so why use”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sudoku’.
With bows of great respect to Connie Willis, author of "Bellwether" and other wonderful books.
These are the words which characterize the decade, the ones on minds, on lips, in hearts: the ones which rose or flourished during these ten years, and became an inseparable part of our discourse, ...
hopefully the 12th edition will be better
this is all the new stuff I found
"A trademark is any word, name, symbol, or design, or any combination thereof, used in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from those of another and to indi...
Won by Podcast
Games and Puzzles / Juegos y Puzzles
Interesting gobbets of etymology
Words that people like to place before community. Individualism is dead, you heard it here first!
Words associated with Japan or japanese.
Looking for tweets for sudoku.