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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 06, 2005

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Video game publishers this week revealed most of the lineup of titles slated for release when the Xbox 360 game console ships to stores next month -- news many expected from Microsoft Corp.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Lost" led ABC to victory again on another busy Wednesday in primetime.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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