Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Access to a computer data file that requires the user to read through the file from the beginning in the order in which it is stored.Compare with direct access
- ‘I save all kinds of things, especially user options, in sequential Access Files.’
- ‘Sequential access files are not well suited for storing large amounts of data.’
- ‘As you can see, with disks, sequential access is much faster than random access.’
- ‘While still incredibly useful, sequential access files are a consequence of a sequential medium such as magnetic tape.’
- ‘Some are read intensive and others are write intensive, some favor sequential access and some others are always accessed randomly.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.