console

  • 1 console — [ kɔ̃sɔl ] n. f. • 1565; de sole « poutre »; étym. pop. sur consoler, consolider 1 ♦ Archit. Moulure saillante en forme de volute ou de S, et qui sert de support. ⇒ corbeau . Console d une corniche, d un balcon. Construction sur consoles. ⇒… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 console — 1. Console is pronounced with stress on the first syllable as a noun (= panel, cabinet, etc.), and on the second syllable as a verb (= ‘to comfort’). The words have different origins: the noun from Latin solidus ‘solid’ (cf. consolidate) and the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 Console — Con sole, n. [F.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height. (b) Any small bracket; also, a console table. [1913 Webster] 2. (Computers) The keyboard and monitor of a computer considered together. [GG] 3.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 console (1) — {{hw}}{{console (1)}{{/hw}}s. m.  (V.  nota d uso FEMMINILE) 1 Nella Roma antica e imperiale, ciascuno dei due supremi magistrati con potere annuale. 2 Nei comuni medievali, nome di sommi magistrati. 3 Funzionario cui uno Stato affida funzioni… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 5 Console — Con*sole , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consoling}.] [L. consolari,. p. p. consolatus; con + solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See {Solace}.] To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 consolé — consolé, ée (kon so lé, lée) part. passé. Un père mal consolé de la perte de son fils. •   Les larmes de lazare sont essuyées, ses afflictions consolées, MASS. Car. Riche.. •   L humanité te vit et sourit consolée, DELILLE Pitié, IV.    Par… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 7 console — Ⅰ. console [1] ► VERB ▪ comfort in a time of grief of disappointment. ORIGIN Latin consolari, from solari soothe . Ⅱ. console [2] ► NOUN 1) a panel or unit accommodating a set of controls …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 console — console1 [kən sōl′] vt. consoled, consoling [Fr consoler < L consolari < com , with + solari, to comfort, SOLACE] to make feel less sad or disappointed; comfort SYN. COMFORT consolable adj. consolingly adv. console2 [kän′sōl΄] n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Console [1] — Console, Joseph, Stempelamtsvorsteher in Mailand, Erfinder der Consoleschen Gewehrschlösser, s. u. Schloß …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Console [2] — Console (fr., spr. Kongsohl), 1) ein verzierter Kragstein; 2) (Consolchen), ein Meubel, in Form eines kleinen, an die Mauer befestigten Tisches, gewöhnlich an Pfeilern, unter Spiegeln, Uhren, Statuetten etc. angebracht …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Console — Console, der Vorsprung an einer Mauer zum Tragen eines Simses, Erkers, Balkons, einer Büste, Tischplatte etc. Es gibt Consolen als Meubles, aus Holz, Metall etc., welche an der Mauer, besonders an Pfeilern und unter Spiegeln etc., befestigt… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 12 Console — Console, frz., Kragstein, der aus einer Wand hervorspringende Stein zum Tragen eines Balkons, einer Bildsäule u.s.w.; ein Möbel in Form eines kleinen an die Mauer befestigten Tisches, gewöhnlich unter Spiegeln etc. angebracht …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 console — index alleviate, assure (give confidence to), ease, sympathize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 Console —   [engl.], Konsole …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 console — CONSOLE. sub. fém. Pièce d Architecture, saillante et ornée, qui sert à soutenir une corniche, un fronton de croisée, etc. Toute la face du bâtiment étoit ornée de consoles qui soutenoient des bustes de marbre. Pour l ornement des chambres, on se …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 16 console — /kɔ̃ sɔl/, it. /kon sɔl/ s.f., fr. [incrocio dell ant. fr. sole tavola di legno con consolateur, propr. consolatore e per traslato figura che sostiene una mensola ], in ital. invar. (o, non com., alla fr., es ). 1. (arred.) [mobile di legno a… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 17 console — (1) /fr. kõˈsɔl/ s. f. inv. 1. tavolo da parete □ mensola 2. (di apparecchi) tastiera. co/nsole (2) s. m. diplomatico CFR. ambasciatore …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 18 console — vb *comfort, solace Analogous words: assuage, alleviate, mitigate, *relieve, allay: calm, tranquilize (see corresponding adjectives at CALM): *satisfy, content Contrasted words: *trouble, distress: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 19 console — A complete work station on the multiposition letter sorting machine at which the operator keys ZIP Code or assigned numbers found on addresses of letter size mail. This station includes a feed table, a vacuum pickoff arm, an inserter trough, and… …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 20 console — [v] relieve, comfort animate, assuage, buck up*, calm, cheer, condole with, encourage, express sympathy, gladden, inspirit, lift, solace, soothe, tranquilize, untrouble, upraise; concepts 7,22 Ant. agitate, annoy, antagonize, depress, discourage …

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