Re: more peeves

Subject: Re: more peeves
From: Kathryn Seifert <kathryn_seifert -at- IL -dot- US -dot- SWISSBANK -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 1994 09:26:27 -0500

I've sent this to at least one person already. Sorry if you are receiving this
information for a second time.

"Instantiate" is a legitimate word, if you consider a word's appearance in a
well-known dictionary as proof of legitimacy. Webster's Ninth New Collegiate
Dictionary defines it as follows:

in*stan*ti*ate \in-'stan-che_-,a_t\ vt -at*ed; -at*ing
:to represent (an abstraction) by a concrete instance (heroes instantiate
ideals - W.J. Bennett)
- in*stan*ti*a*tion \-,stan-che_-'a_-shen\ n

Previous by Author: general on-line help discussion group
Next by Author: Re: Hobbe's Internet timeline
Previous by Thread: Re: more peeves
Next by Thread: Re: more peeves

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads