Some articles on release:
... SunOS version Release date Code base Description Sun UNIX 0.7 1982 UniSoft UNIX v7 Bundled with 68000-based Sun-1 system SunOS 1.0 1983 4.1BSD Support for 68010-based Sun-1 and Sun-2 systems SunOS 1.1 Apr 1984 ... Dec 1991 Support for multiprocessor (SPARCserver 600MP) systems first CD-ROM-only release SunOS 4.1.3 Aug 1992 SunOS 4.1.3C Nov 1993 SPARCclassic/SPARCstation LX only SunOS ... SunOS 4 supported Sun-2 (until release 4.0.3), Sun-3 (until 4.1.1), Sun386i (4.0, 4.0.1 and 4.0.2 only) and Sun-4 (SPARC) architectures ...
... Soon after its release in Japan, the PS3 was released in North America on November 17, 2006 ... Reports of violence surrounding the release of the PS3 include a customer shot, campers robbed at gunpoint, customers shot in a drive-by shooting with BB guns, and 60 campers fighting over 10 ... The console was originally planned for a global release through November, but the European and rest-of-the-world's release was delayed "until March" at the start of September ...
... It can be assumed that the official release fell on or before that date ... — 3.11 1996 January — 3.12 1996 July — 4.00 This was the first 32-bit release (for Windows 95 and NT 4.0). 1998 April — 5.00 This release introduced major user interface changes, including support for layers ...
... This would become System V Release 4 (SVR4). 4, 1991, Sun announced that its next major OS release would switch from its BSD-derived source base to one based on SVR4 ... Although the internal designation of this release would be SunOS 5, from this point Sun began using the marketing name Solaris ...
... In contrast, Richard Corliss, writing for Time, gave a mixed review ... "The opening cartoon works just fine, but too fine ...
More definitions of "release":
- (verb): Make (assets) available.
Example: "Release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
Synonyms: unblock, unfreeze, free
- (verb): Make (information) available publication.
Example: "Release the list with the names of the prisoners"
- (noun): A legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation.
- (noun): A process that liberates or discharges something.
Example: "There was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
- (verb): Let (something) fall or spill a container.
- (noun): An announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation.
Synonyms: handout, press release
- (noun): The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).
Synonyms: dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, sack, sacking
- (noun): Euphemistic expressions for death.
Synonyms: passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going
- (noun): Merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film).
Example: "A new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
- (verb): Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale.
Synonyms: publish, bring out, put out, issue
- (verb): Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids.
Example: "Release a hormone into the blood stream"
Famous quotes containing the word release:
“The near touch of death may be a release into life; if only it will break the egoistic will, and release that other flow.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“The steel decks rock with the lightning shock, and shake with the
And the sea grows red with the blood of the dead and reaches for his spoil
But not till the foe has gone below or turns his prow and runs,
Shall the voice of peace bring sweet release to the men behind the
—John Jerome Rooney (18661934)
“As nature requires whirlwinds and cyclones to release its excessive force in a violent revolt against its own existence, so the spirit requires a demonic human being from time to time whose excessive strength rebels against the community of thought and the monotony of morality ... only by looking at those beyond its limits does humanity come to know its own utmost limits.”
—Stefan Zweig (18811942)