Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device for maintaining synchronization between two different video signals, or between a video signal and a computer or audio signal, enabling video images and computer graphics to be mixed.
Maintain synchronization between two signals using the genlock technique.
- ‘Designed for system integration, the card provides high-quality computer to video conversion plus the ability to genlock and overlay onto an existing video signal.’
- ‘Did you find a way thanks to the VXP so that genlocking always works, even if the Faroudja is active?’
- ‘It is also a good idea to practice time code and genlocking in order to verify that all your video cables and connectors are good and the cameras genlock properly.’
1960s: from generator + the verb lock.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.