gnome meaning

Pronunciation:   "gnome" in a sentence
Noun: gnome  nowm
  1. A legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
    - dwarf 
  2. A short pithy saying expressing a general truth

Sounds like: Nome

Derived forms: gnomes

See also: gnomic

Type of: axiom, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, maxim, sprite

Encyclopedia: Gnome


[Computer]
<operating system> (GNOME) A project to build a complete, user-friendly desktop based entirely on free software. GNOME is part of the GNU project and part of the OpenSource movement. The desktop will consist of small utilities and larger applications which share a consistent look and feel. GNOME uses GTK+ as the GUI toolkit for applications.

GNOME is intended to run on any modern and functional Unix-like system. The current version runs on Linux, FreeBSD, IRIX and Solaris.

Examples

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  1. both are fundamental to the gnome desktop shell
  2. they . . . they tried using gnomes and trolls,
  3. site dedicated to developers of gnome applications
  4. where the gnomes were turning mushrooms into uranium
  5. 51 gnome pranksters have angered a village of humans

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