Internet Policy Discussion with Useful Examples


3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gangrene \Gan"grene\, verb (used with an object) & i. [imp. & p. p. {Gangrened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gangrening}.] [Cf. F. gangr['e]ner.] To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gangrene \Gan"grene\, noun [F. gangr['e]ne, L. gangraena, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to gnaw, eat; cf. Skr. gras, gar, to devour, and E. voracious, also canker, noun, in sense 3.] (Med.) A term formerly restricted to mortification of the soft tissues which has not advanced so far as to produce complete loss of vitality; but now applied to mortification of the soft parts in any stage.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass [syn: {gangrene}, {sphacelus}, {slough}]

2: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply) [syn: {necrosis}, {mortification}, {gangrene}, {sphacelus}]


1: undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed" [syn: {necrose}, {gangrene}, {mortify}, {sphacelate}]

The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, privacy, social and ecological responsibility and positive humanitarian ethics and values. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.

In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

SIM Card
Golden Key

Monday, March 2, 2015 4:32:37 PM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)