muse


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muse

a goddess that inspires a creative artist, esp a poet

Muse

(language)
OR-parallel logic programming.

MUSE

(1) (MultiUser Simulation Environment, MultiUser Shared Environment) See MUD.

(2) (MUltiple Sub-Nyquist sampling Encoding) The compression system used in Japan's first HD TV system. See Hi-Vision.

(3) A computer developed at the University of Manchester in the late 1950s. See BABY.
References in classic literature ?
His fiddle is out of tune, and there is no rosin on his bow, but still he is an inspired man--the hands of the muses have been laid upon him.
Say, Muse, their Names then known, who first, who last, Rous'd from the slumber, on that fiery Couch, At thir great Emperors call, as next in worth Came singly where he stood on the bare strand, While the promiscuous croud stood yet aloof?
We sat down among the rocks, by a little pool, so rich in animal, vegetable, and zoophytic --or whatever is the right word--life, that I became entranced in the study of it, and, when Arthur proposed returning to our lodgings, I begged to be left there for a while, to watch and muse alone.
Who, then, O Muse, was the foremost, whether man or horse, among those that followed after the sons of Atreus?
You are a poet, my dear count, and find subject for your muse everywhere.
The old English muse was frank, guileless, sincere, and although very learned, still learned without art.
His own country after all had had most of his life, and his muse, as they said at that time, was essentially American.
I, even I, have won a great victory for the Comic Muse.
But she would often clasp her hands behind her head and muse when she was supposed to be working hard.
It was not for me to muse over bygones, but to act with a cheerful spirit and a grateful heart.
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In school I can look at her and muse over days departed.