millipede
noun Etymology: Latin millepeda, a small crawling animal, from mille thousand + ped-, pes foot — more at foot Date: 1601 any of a class (Diplopoda) of myriapod arthropods having usually a cylindrical segmented body covered with hard integument, two pairs of legs on most apparent segments, and unlike centipedes no poison fangs

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  • Millipede — ist eine von IBM entwickelte Speichertechnik und bildet so etwas wie eine Mischung aus Flash Speicher und (Mikro )Festplatte. Sie basiert auf der Rasterkraftmikroskoptechnologie, entwickelt vom Nobelpreisträger Gerd Binnig. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • millipede — (n.) also millepede, c.1600, from L. millepeda wood louse, a type of crawling insect, from mille thousand + pes (gen. pedis) foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.)). Probably a loan translation of Gk. chiliopous …   Etymology dictionary

  • millipede — ► NOUN ▪ a small invertebrate animal (an arthropod) with an elongated body composed of many segments, most of which bear two pairs of legs. ORIGIN from Latin mille thousand + pes foot …   English terms dictionary

  • millipede — [mil′i pēd΄] n. [< L millepeda < mille, thousand + pes (gen. pedis), FOOT] any of a class (Diplopoda) of many legged arthropods with an elongated body having two pairs of walking legs on each segment …   English World dictionary

  • Millipede — For other uses, see Millipede (disambiguation). Millipede Temporal range: 428–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Millipede — Le Millipede est une mémoire de masse expérimentale d’IBM mise au point à son laboratoire de Zurich. La technologie est appelée MEMS (micro electrical mechanical system), mais les chercheurs suisses ont surnommé leur petite invention… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Millipede — Типы компьютерной памяти Энергозависимая DRAM (в том числе DDR SDRAM) SRAM Перспективные T RAM Z RAM TTRAM Из истории Память на линиях задержки Запоминающая электронстатическая трубка Запоминающая ЭЛТ Энергонезависимая ПЗУ …   Википедия

  • millipede — UK [ˈmɪlɪpiːd] / US [ˈmɪlɪˌpɪd] noun [countable] Word forms millipede : singular millipede plural millipedes an insect with a long thin body and many pairs of small legs …   English dictionary

  • millipede — Milleped Mil le*ped (m[i^]l l[ e]*p[e^]d[i^]), n. [L. millepeda; mille a thousand + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. mille pieds.] (Zo[ o]l.) A myriapod with many legs, esp. a chilognath, as the galleyworm. [Written also {millipede} and {milliped}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • millipede — /mil euh peed /, n. any terrestrial arthropod of the class Diplopoda, having a cylindrical body composed of 20 to more than 100 segments, each with two pairs of legs. Also, millepede. [1595 1605; < L milipeda (Pliny), equiv. to mili MILLI + peda …   Universalium

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