common language

common language

[¦käm·ən ¦laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A machine-readable language that is common to a group of computers and associated equipment.
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I am sure you could teach me a thousand things--as an exquisite bird could teach a bear if there were any common language between them.
she exclaimed, and then, in the vernacular of the great apes which constant association with the anthropoids had rendered the common language of the Oparians: "You have come back to me
As Meriem became proficient in their common language the pleasures of their companionship grew correspondingly, for now they could converse and aided by the mental powers of their human heritage they amplified the restricted vocabulary of the apes until talking was transformed from a task into an enjoyable pastime.
These are inhabited by as many distinct tribes of savages, who, although speaking kindred dialects of a common language, and having the same religion and laws, have from time immemorial waged hereditary warfare against each other.
To common language, the word is now completely obsolete.
They were trying to explain, not for the first time, as their weary gestures and frequent interruptions showed, what in their common language they had christened their "lapses"; a constant source of distress to them, in the past few days, and the immediate reason why Ralph was on his way to leave the house when Katharine, listening anxiously, heard him and prevented him.
6 percent of all tweets, making Japanese the second most common language on Twitter after English.
It is necessary to find a common answer and to find a common language.
The first language of Christian liturgy was Aramaic, the common language of the first Christians, who were Palestinian Jews.
What this standard will do is act like a portal for incoming data irrespective of what the device is and translates it into one common language for the output.
Just three weeks into the new year, elected officials at the town, county and state levels have introduced bills to uphold English as the common language of Americans and limit government multilingualism.
Asahi Glass can utilize the land and production system owned by the Czech sub, which will speed up the construction work, reduce the cost of investment, and use accumulated expertise and existing human material resources, while sharing a common language and a corporate culture.