Nko Symbol Gbakurunen
The gbakurunen represents the three stones which hold a cooking pot over the fire, and is used to end major sections of text. - Fotolog
Domino Tile Horizontal-03-05
The traditional Sino-European domino set consists of 120 dominoes, colloquially nicknamed bones, cards, tiles, tickets, stones, or spinners. Each domino is a rectangular tile with a line dividing its face into two square ends. - Wikipedia
Avestan Letter Nne
The development of the Avestan alphabet was initiated by the need to correctly represent recited Avestan language texts. The various text collections that today constitute the canon of Zoroastrian scripture are the result of a collation that occurred in the 4th century, probably during the reign of Shapur II (309–379). - Wikipedia
Egyptian Hieroglyph G053
A hieroglyph used as a logogram defines the object of which it is an image. bꜣ, meaning “Bâ” (soul); the character is the traditional representation of a “bâ” (a bird with a human head). - Wikipedia
Box Drawings Up Single and Horizontal Double
Box drawing characters, also known as line drawing characters, or pseudographics, are widely used in text user interfaces to draw various frames and boxes. In graphical user interfaces these characters are much less useful, because it is much simpler to draw lines and rectangles directly with graphical APIs; besides, box drawing characters work only with fixed-width (monospaced) fonts. They are...
Georgian Letter He
The Georgian alphabet is the writing system used to write the Georgian language and other Kartvelian languages. “He” (ჱ) is sometimes called “ei” or “e-merve” (“eighth e”). As in Ancient Greek (Ηη, Ͱͱ, ēta), it holds the eighth place in the Georgian alphabet. The name and shapes of the letter in Asomtavruli ‹Ⴡ› and Nuskhuri ‹ⴡ› also resemble...
The three wise monkeys embody the proverbial principle to “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; and Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil. - Wikipedia
Musical Symbol G Clef
When the G-clef is placed on the second line of the staff, it is called the treble clef. This is the most common clef used today, and the only G-clef still in use. For this reason, the terms G-clef and treble clef are often seen as synonymous. It was formerly also known as the violin clef. The treble clef was historically used to mark a treble, or pre-pubescent, voice part. - Wikipedia
Alchemical Symbol for Tutty
An oxide of zinc which collects on the sides of furnaces where copper or brass was smelted, and zinc sublimed. - Wikipedia
Cypriot Syllable Su
The Cypriot syllabary is a syllabic script used in Iron Age Cyprus, from ca. the 11th to the 4th centuries BCE, when it was replaced by the Greek alphabet. A pioneer of that change was king Evagoras of Salamis. It is descended from the Cypro-Minoan syllabary, in turn a variant or derivative of Linear A. - Wikipedia
Benzene is a colorless and highly flammable liquid with a sweet smell. Because it is a known carcinogen, its use as an additive in gasoline is now limited, but it is an important industrial solvent and precursor to basic industrial chemicals including drugs, plastics, synthetic rubber, and dyes. In 1865, the German chemist Friedrich August Kekulé suggested that the structure contained a...
Thaana Letter Ttaa
Thaana is the modern writing system of the Divehi language spoken in the Maldives. Thaana has characteristics of both an abugida (diacritic, vowel-killer strokes) and a true alphabet (all vowels are written), with consonants derived from indigenous and Arabic numerals, and vowels derived from the vowel diacritics of the Arabic abjad. Its orthography is largely phonemic. Thaana, like Arabic, is...
A three-dimensional geometric tolerance that controls how much a feature can deviate from a perfect cylinder. - Wiktionary
Electrical circuits may be connected to ground (earth) for several reasons. In mains powered equipment, exposed metal parts are connected to ground to prevent contact with a dangerous voltage if electrical insulation fails. Connections to ground limit the build-up of static electricity when handling flammable products or when repairing electronic devices. In some telegraph and power...
A syringe is a simple piston pump consisting of a plunger that fits tightly in a tube. The plunger can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube (the barrel), allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a hypodermic needle, a nozzle, or tubing to help direct the flow into and...
Behavioral Issues in the Use of Interactive Systems, a 1976 research report by Lance A. Miller and John C. Thomas of IBM, noted that “It would be quite useful to permit users to ‘take back’ at least the immediately preceding command (by issuing some special ‘undo’ command).” The programmers at the Xerox PARC research center assigned the keyboard shortcut...
Hexagram for Work on the Decayed
Hexagram 18 is named ‘蠱’ (gŭ), “Correcting”. Other variations include “work on what has been spoiled (decay)”, decaying and “branch”. Its inner trigram is ☴ (巽 xùn) ground = (風) wind, and its outer trigram is ☶ (艮 gèn) bound = (山) mountain. - Wikipedia
Tibetan Symbol Dril Bu
The Ghanta (dril bu) is a Tibetan Buddhist ritual bell; it is always paired in Tantric rituals with the Dorje. The Ghanta represents feminine power, wisdom, receptiveness, and the voice of the Buddha. The base of the ghanta is always round, and the handle is always topped with a closed vajra (dorje). In the handle is a depiction of Prajnaparamita (“Perfect wisdom”), a symbolic representation of...
Beamed Eighth Notes
An eighth note is a musical note played for one eighth the duration of a whole note. When multiple eighth note are next to each other, the stems may be connected with a beam rather than a flag. - Wikipedia
Arabic-Indic Cube Root
The Arabic-Indic or Eastern Arabic numerals used with the Arabic alphabet developed primarily in what is now Iraq. The cube roots of a number x are the numbers y which satisfy the equation y3 = x. - Wikipedia
Skull and Crossbones
A skull and crossbones is a symbol consisting of a human skull and two long bones crossed together under the skull. It is generally used as a warning of danger, usually in regard to poisonous substances. It is, however, less common outside industrial usage than it once was. Apart from its negative marketing effect on environmentally conscious consumers, it may actually attract children due to...