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Intel Funds Social Computing Research Center At UC Irvine
2012-06-28 08:41:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As technology pervades our daily life more and more, the study of how we interact with it will become increasingly valuable. A new $12.5-million collaboration between the University of California, Irvine and Intel will be focused on this burgeoning relationship between man and machine, the chipmaker announced Tuesday. The UC Irvine´s Intel Science Technology Center (ISTC) is the company´s seventh such endeavor and will...


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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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