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elite

1. <security> A term used to describe skilled crackers or hackers, or their deeds. In the last sense, compare to elegant.

The term is also used to describe exclusive forums (ftp sites, BBSs) used for trading pirated software, cracking tools, or phreaking codes.

élite

literally ‘the best or most talented members of society’ (e.g. educational élite), however in sociology the term most usually refers to political élites. Here, the assumption of ÉLITE THEORY has been that a division between élites and MASSES is an inevitable feature of any complex modern society, and that the aspirations of radical democrats that the people as a whole could rule is mistaken.

elite

A typeface that prints 12 cpi.
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A simple or minimal twelve-tone theory that only specifies an ordering for the twelve pitch classes along with a set of operations, such as transposition, inversion, and their retrogrades, does not specify how one row relates to any other.
For, if pitch classes do not overlap, then enharmonically distinct notes differ either because they correspond to physically distinct pitch classes (as in nonequal-tempered systems and in systems with more than twelve pitch classes), because they correspond to conceptually different methods of generating physically identical pitch classes (as in twelve-pitch-class equal-tempered harmonic systems), or vacuously.
Arrays of this type have been described in detail in the literature, so I will merely observe that it consists of four lines, each containing the twelve pitch classes.(14) The lines are not all related to each other by transposition or inversion, but their constituent trichords and hexachords arc, and in interesting ways.
by the particular ordering of the twelve pitch classes in the particular work; and, therefore, of course, to that extent a twelve-tone work is much more contextual than a tonal work, whose contingencies and dependencies remain the same in some respects .
Thus the twelve pitch classes have been replaced by twelve different registers of noise.