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2009-03-17 13:49:43

A British company has introduced a new method of downloading video games, the BBC News reported.  Awomo gives access to players to begin the game before the software has completed downloading, contrary to other systems. Hold time, developers say, is much more abbreviated between clicking a download link and real game-play.  Awomo boss, Roger Walkden, commented, "This is a super-fast way of distributing games.  For the first time we have created a system that really does for...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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