pink

8 definitions found

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

Pink \Pink\, noun A stab. --Grose.

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

Pink \Pink\, noun [Perh. akin to pick; as if the edges of the petals were picked out. Cf. {Pink}, verb (used with an object)]

1. (Bot.) A name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus {Dianthus}, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in cultivated varieties. The species are mostly perennial herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx.

2. A color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red with more or less white; -- so called from the common color of the flower. --Dryden.

3. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something. "The very pink of courtesy." --Shak.

4. (Zool.) The European minnow; -- so called from the color of its abdomen in summer. [Prov. Eng.]

{Bunch pink} is {Dianthus barbatus}.

{China pink}, or {Indian pink}. See under {China}.

{Clove pink} is {Dianthus Caryophyllus}, the stock from which carnations are derived.

{Garden pink}. See {Pheasant's eye}.

{Meadow pink} is applied to {Dianthus deltoides}; also, to the ragged robin.

{Maiden pink}, {Dianthus deltoides}.

{Moss pink}. See under {Moss}.

{Pink needle}, the pin grass; -- so called from the long, tapering points of the carpels. See {Alfilaria}.

{Sea pink}. See {Thrift}.

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

Pink \Pink\, noun [D. pink.] (Naut.) A vessel with a very narrow stern; -- called also {pinky}. --Sir W. Scott.

{Pink stern} (Naut.), a narrow stern.

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

Pink \Pink\, verb (used without an object) [D. pinken, pinkoogen, to blink, twinkle with the eyes.] To wink; to blink. [Obs.] --L'Estrange.

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

Pink \Pink\, adjective Half-shut; winking. [Obs.] --Shak.

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

Pink \Pink\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Pinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pinking}.] [OE. pinken to prick, probably a nasalized form of pick.]

1. To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.

2. To stab; to pierce as with a sword. --Addison.

3. To choose; to cull; to pick out. [Obs.] --Herbert.

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

Pink \Pink\, adjective Resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink (see 6th {Pink}, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons.

{Pink eye} (Med.), a popular name for an epidemic variety of ophthalmia, associated with early and marked redness of the eyeball.

{Pink salt} (Chem. & Dyeing), the double chlorides of (stannic) tin and ammonium, formerly much used as a mordant for madder and cochineal.

{Pink saucer}, a small saucer, the inner surface of which is covered with a pink pigment.

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

pink

adjective

1: of a light shade of red [syn: {pink}, {pinkish}]

noun

1: a light shade of red

2: any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers [syn: {pink}, {garden pink}]

3: a person with mildly leftist political views [syn: {pinko}, {pink}]

verb

1: make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently" [syn: {tap}, {rap}, {knock}, {pink}]

2: sound like a car engine that is firing too early; "the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"; "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded" [syn: {pink}, {ping}, {knock}]

3: cut in a zigzag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing

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ANTITRUST ANTITRUST COMCAST C-SPAN C-SPAN2 C-SPAN3 NBC NEWS MSNBC CNBC NBC UNIVERSAL

I am a communications business and I want to compete in the C-SPAN HD, C-SPAN2 HD and C-SPAN3 HD online commentary marketplace. Comcast is using it's monopoly position as my cable provider to prevent me from having access to C-SPAN2 HD and C-SPAN3 HD. Therefore, I am unable to compete in the HD Congressional Commentary marketplace. This is bad for DEMOCRACY and it is bad for the INDEPENDENT JOURNALISTS in Comcast's service area. This reduces diversity of opinion in the Congressional Commentary marketplace and leads to the American citizens getting their news only from official sources, such as the major broadcast networks, cable networks and movie companies such as the NBC companies.

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Here is a copy of an e-mail I sent to the FCC:


Subject: Comcast refuses to carry C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 HD because they are not PROFITABLE.
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:44:43 -0700
From: Ken M.
To: Tom.Wheeler@fcc.gov, Mignon.Clyburn@fcc.gov, Jessica.Rosenworcel@fcc.gov, Ajit.Pai@fcc.gov, Mike.ORielly@fcc.gov, campaignlaw@fcc.gov, ombudsperson@fcc.gov

I have complained to you about Comcast not providing C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 in HD.  You forwarded the complaint to Comcast and they contacted me by phone.  They contend that as a FOR-PROFIT company, it is not in the their business interests in terms of profitability to supply their 25 million customers with C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 in HD.

I stated that these are NONPROFIT channels that are in the PUBLIC INTEREST and of course they are not profitable to carry.  But I argued that it is their DUTY as Americans to provide these channels to the U.S. CITIZENS in its service area.  I stated that it is in the PUBLIC INTEREST.

He said, "Sorry, we are a FOR-PROFIT corporation and the demand isn't there."

I would like to escalate this complaint to the next level, given that it wasn't resolved by Comcast.

I believe it is in our national security interests for the citizens to have access to their congressional proceedings in HD.

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Subject: CIMS00005891453 - FCC Consumer Center response from representative TSR58
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:13:37 -0400
From: DoNotReply@fcc.gov
Organization: FCC
To: Ken M.

You are receiving this email in response to your inquiry to the FCC.

Dear Mr. M.,

Thank you for your e-mail to Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding C-Span in HD.

Cable TV companies are not required to carry C-SPAN in HD. C-SPAN is sponsored by the cable TV industry. The letters stand for "Cable Sponsored Public Affairs Network."

Thank You.

You are receiving this e-mail regarding your inquiry/complaint. Please note that this mailbox does not accept inbound e-mail. Do not attempt to respond to this e-mail message.

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Representative Number : TSR58

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