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A design feature that is carried forth from the original version of a product in order to make people feel comfortable with the new device. For example, the click sound on a digital camera comes from an audio clip; however, the original sound was the actual shutter opening and closing. Spokes on hubcaps are skeuomorphs, whereas spokes on early automobile wheels were necessary. Pronounced "skew-uh-morf." See flat UI.

From the Greek Words Skeuos and Morph
"Skeuos" and "morph" mean "tool" and "shape," and the term originally referred to adornments that came from earlier Greek structures. For example, a decorative carving on a new building might replicate a form on an ancient temple that was structural.

A Smartphone Skeuomorph
This iPhone wooden bookshelf motif was designed to use a familiar object to make people feel comfortable. Along with other skeuomorphs, it was eliminated in 2013 with iOS 7.

A Windows 8 Skeuomorph
This Windows 8 Paint menu uses a 3.5" floppy disk icon for its Save functions. In computer years, the floppy is now ancient, having had a lifespan from the 1970s to the end of the 1990s.
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Mechanical engineering has not become old fashioned, it is continually evolving.
Old Fashioned still figures among the market leaders in Britain for America's most famous race, but his most serious rivals include Jones-trained stablemate Friesan Fire.
Since when does a beverage supply half a day's calories and two days' worth of the kind of fat that leads to an old fashioned heart attack?
But I'm pretty sure the Old Fashioned pre-dates the 1920s by quite some time.
If there isn't time to post them, put them in ballot boxes in schools and libraries ( rather like that old fashioned polling station system that used to work rather well.
Ounce for ounce, the Old Fashioneds have twice the calories--and four times the sat fat--of Wendy's Frosties or McDonald's Shakes.
In addition to the three new microwaveable soup bowls, Healthy Choice has a canned soup product line that includes 15 varieties of savory broth or rich cream-based soups: Bean and Ham, Chicken and Dumplings, Creamy Tomato, Garden Vegetable, New England Clam Chowder, Spicy Gumbo, Split Pea and Ham, Chicken Tortilla Style, Chicken with Rice, Country Vegetable, Fiesta Chicken, Hearty Chicken, Old Fashioned Chicken Noodle, Roasted Italian Chicken and Vegetable Beef.
Jimmy," Scelfo is intent on offering Central Florida a dramatic alternative to prevailing healthcare delivery - "modern medicine in an old fashioned style.
Just like all of our other sodas, we put a lot of attention and care into achieving that old fashioned soda fountain flavor," says David Marshall, Soda Brewmaster for the Thomas Kemper Soda Company.
Give your Valentine Old Fashioned Romance with something wild.
Just like doctors in times gone by, Seattle Savings Bank is bringing back true customer service with the old fashioned "house call".
It's an incredible display of small town spirit and old fashioned fun.