from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various cephalopod mollusks of the order Octopoda, which includes the octopuses, having eight sucker-bearing arms.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In Mollusca, eight-footed or eight-armed, as an octopus; pertaining to the Octopoda, or having their characters; octocerous.
- noun An octopus, or octopod cephalopod; any member of the Octopoda.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the Octocerata.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any animal with eight
feetor foot-like parts.
- noun Any
cephalopod mollusksof the order Octopoda.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The term octopod (plural octopods or octopodes) is taken from the taxonomic order Octopoda but has no classical equivalent.
He explained the system under which the material was kept moving forward to the ever-advancing front; let her watch the rhythmic swing and slide of the rails from the car to the benches; took her up into the cab of the big "octopod" locomotive; gave her a chance to peep into the camp kitchen car; and concluded by handing her up the steps of the "dinkey."
I think the whole and entire point is a ritual humiliation of the citizen, to enforce the proper attitude of cowed subservience to those who are above the law, and provide an excuse to isolate or inconvenience those unwilling to submit. octopod replied to comment from Ito Kagehisa
These games are a fond childhood memory, but I just can't work up the same enthusiasm for them now. octopod
Once you start thinking of it as welfare for artists you end up with copyrights that last a century, and successful artists that never need lift a finger again./derail octopod
Its not economically viable for sony or any other major game publisher/manufacturer to develop and produce an interface or game (s) specifically for those who suffer from a specific disability, be it blindness, or being paralyzed, deafness, muteness, etc ... octopod
If the good fight fails and the law actually passes, start filing baseless copyright violation complaints against Mandelson and his entire immediate family and see how he likes having his connectivity cut without the right to face his accusers. octopod
Looking at the picture makes my wrist hurt. octopod
Our entire existence could be fabricated. octopod replied to comment from Anonymous
Report to fix the 32bit rollover problem all you need to do is compile time_t as a 64-bit signed integer ... octopod replied to comment from Anonymous