What are means?

  • (noun): Instrumentality used to achieve an end.
    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" ...
... 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 ...
Voiced Labial–velar Stop - Features
... voiced labial–velar stop Its manner of articulation is occlusive, which means it is produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract ... Its place of 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 ... Its phonation is voiced, which means the vocal cords vibrate during the articulation ...
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 ... in government enforced labor or other conditional means testing ...
Zing It - Games Modes - Beat Bop
... 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' ...

More definitions of "means":

  • (noun): How a result is obtained or an end is achieved.
    Example: "A means of control"
    Synonyms: agency, way
  • (noun): Considerable capital (wealth or income).
    Example: "He is a man of means"
    Synonyms: substance

Famous quotes containing the word means:

    Sebastian: When we’re up in the air, I fall more and more in love. You too, no?
    Holly: No!
    Sebastian: Oh, a girl may say no, but the woman in her means yes.
    Fredric M. Frank (1911–1977)

    Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    You take my house when you do take the prop
    That doth sustain my house; you take my life
    When you do take the means whereby I live.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)