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2013-03-25 23:01:57

The Washington, DC-based Gallaudet University has historically offered the vanguard approach for meeting the academic needs of its students who are deaf and heard of hearing. Vital to communication, the advancements in computer technology and internet-based applications made it necessary for the Harkin Computer Lab´s administrators to develop a new, progressive vision in furniture design and space planning layout, finding collaboration partners with SMARTdesks designers and product...


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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