What are means?

  • (noun): How a result is obtained or an end is achieved.
    Example: "A means of control"
    Synonyms: agency, way
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on means:

Onogurs - Etymology
... In older "Oghur" Turkic languages, On~Ono means "10" and Gar~Gurs~Gur means "tribes", so Onogurs means "People of 10 tribes" ...
Nandini
... In Sanskrit, it means daughter ... The Sanskrit word nadana Nandini means daughter, one who brings joy, the Ganges, Goddess Durga ... Nandini also means Bangara, meaning Gold ...
Zing It - Games Modes - Beat Bop
... The Beat Bop mode is identical to the Bop It version of Beat Bop thus A drum sound means "Bop It" A side whistle means "Zing It" A looping whistle means 'Loop It' ...
Basic Income Guarantee
... Furthermore, there is no means test the richest as well as the poorest citizens would receive it ... Basic Income Network emphasizes this absence of means testing in its precise definition, "The Basic Income Guarantee is an unconditional, government-insured guarantee that all citizens will ... in government enforced labor or other conditional means testing ...
Voiced Labial–velar Stop - Features
... of the voiced labial–velar stop Its manner of articulation is occlusive, which means it is produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract ... articulation is labial–velar, which means it is simultaneously articulated with the lips and with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate (the velum) ... Its phonation is voiced, which means the vocal cords vibrate during the articulation ...

More definitions of "means":

  • (noun): Considerable capital (wealth or income).
    Example: "He is a man of means"
    Synonyms: substance
  • (noun): Instrumentality used to achieve an end.

Famous quotes containing the word means:

    Insurrection—by means of guerrilla bands—is the true method of warfare for all nations desirous of emancipating themselves from a foreign yoke ... It is invincible, indestructible.
    Giuseppe Mazzini (1805–1872)

    I sing, not arms and the hero, but the philosophic man: he who seeks in contemplation to discover the inner will of the world, in invention to discover the means of fulfilling that will, and in action to do that will by the so-discovered means.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labor. By proletariat, the class of modern wage laborers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labor power in order to live.
    Friedrich Engels (1820–1895)