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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 ?
Why, yes, I said, of course they answer truly; how can the Muses speak falsely?
Upon which, forgetting the sex of Goody Brown, or perhaps not knowing it in his rage--for, in reality, she had no feminine appearance but a petticoat, which he might not observe--he gave her a lash or two with his horsewhip; and then flying at the mob, who were all accused by Moll, he dealt his blows so profusely on all sides, that unless I would again invoke the muse (which the good-natured reader may think a little too hard upon her, as she hath so lately been violently sweated), it would be impossible for me to recount the horse-whipping of that day.
Ye Muses, then, whoever ye are, who love to sing battles, and principally thou who whilom didst recount the slaughter in those fields where Hudibras and Trulla fought, if thou wert not starved with thy friend Butler, assist me on this great occasion.
"When in the shady Locrian grove Hesiod lay dead, the Nymphs washed his body with water from their own springs, and heaped high his grave; and thereon the goat-herds sprinkled offerings of milk mingled with yellow-honey: such was the utterance of the nine Muses that he breathed forth, that old man who had tasted of their pure springs."
The poem closes with an invocation of the Muses to sing of the `tribe of women'.
"Theogony" 963 ff.) with some such passage as this: `But now, ye Muses, sing of the tribes of women with whom the Sons of Heaven were joined in love, women pre-eminent above their fellows in beauty, such as was Niobe (?).' Each succeeding heroine was then introduced by the formula `Or such as was...' (cp.
Splashed across every Hollywood headline is the recent Malibu wedding between the lead singer of the mega rock band Muse, Matt Bellamy, and his new-bride, Elle Evans, who is well-known as the face of NYX Cosmetics and for starring in Robyn Thicke's "Blurred Lines" music video.
The meaning of the word muse in today's world is sort of related to the first meaning, but it's a lot less Greek gods and more earthbound.
The MUSE Design Awards page describes their work as 'Constituting Happiness with Woods.'
MUSE was developed by W Motors and ICONIQ Motors in collaboration with international partners AKKA Technologies, Magna Steyr and Microsoft USA, each offering highly specialized and cutting-edge technologies in the realm of advanced autonomous driving solutions.
Founded at Johns Hopkins University, Project MUSE disseminates scholarly books and journals from hundreds of the worlds most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.
Cuneta, who rose to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s, was part of a muse lineup that included Ms.