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2007-09-07 12:00:24

BIA Information Network (http://www.activeaccess.com), a leading provider of private-label desktop applications, announced today it has teamed with Abilene, TX television stations KTAB and KRBC to launch its ActiveAccess desktop application for a new portal website co-published by the stations. The application, WeatherNow, is designed to enhance the portal's purpose of becoming the city's central source for news, event information, community calendar, weather, videos and alerts by...


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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