For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for agley or aiglet?
Header of aglet


Video footage: close up view of birch tree with aglet catkin in forest. 4K UHD wide angle shot.
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun aglet

What does aglet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aglets

  1. metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
  2. ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform

Alternative definition of the noun aglet


  1. The cover at the tip of a shoelace, to prevent it from fraying.
  2. A catkin.


Aglet: An aglet is a small plastic or metal sheath typically used on each end of a shoelace, cord, or drawstring. An aglet keeps the fibers of the lace or cord from unraveling; its firmness and narrow profile make it easier to hold and easier to feed through the eyelets, lugs, or other lacing guides.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aglet

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewPerformance Engineering (2003)

State of the Art and Current Trends by Reiner Dumke, Claus Rautenstrauch, Andreas Schmietendorf, Andre Scholz

An Aglet is a Java object that has the ability to move (be dispatched) autonomously from one computer host to another. This transportation...

Google previewFlexible Agents in Integrated Network and Systems Management (1997)

by Maria-Athina Mountzia

An aglet is a Java-based autonomous software agent [AGLE 96]. As used in this context, an aglet is a program that can halt itself, ship itself to another computer on the network, and continue execution at the new computer. The key feature of ...

Google previewAdvanced Web and Network Technologies, and Applications (2005)

APWeb 2006 International Workshops: XRA, IWSN, MEGA, and ICSE, Harbin, China, January 16-18, 2006, Proceedings by Heng Tao Shen, Jinbao Li, Minglu Li, Jun Ni, Wei Wang

Aglet is a mobile agent technique that was exploited by IBM in Japan with pure Java, and the company provided the practical platform- Aglet Workbench, which allowed...

By far, Aglet is the most successful and comprehensive system [4].

Google previewTransactions - The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1907)

Aglet is a large specimen with numerous crowded calicles, many of which are nearly circumscribed and separated by narrow and usually simple collines. The septa are thin, not very wide, rather openly arranged, with slender ...

Google previewProceedings of the International Computer Conference 2006 on Wavelet Active Media Technology and Information Processing (2006)

Chongqing, China, 29-31 August 2006 by Jian Ping Li

The mobile agent platform "Aglet" used in this system is developed by IBM Japanese Company with Java. Up to now, Aglet is the most successful and comprehensive mobile agent system. In this system there are three parts: MA ( mobile agent) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1999)

Volume 40 - Supplement 25 - An Approach to Complexity from a Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Perspective to The Virtual Workplace by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

The basic components specific for mobile agents are provided by the aglets framework: An aglet is a mobile Java object and corresponds to mobile agents. Aglets have a globally unique naming scheme. A context is a stationary Java object, ...

Google previewArtificial Intelligence – Agents and Environments

An aglet is a Java agent able to autonomously and spontaneously move from one host to another roaming the Internet. A complete Java mobile agent platform is available, along with a stand-alone server called Tahiti, and there is a library that ...

Google previewActive Media Technology (2003)

by Jiming Liu, Jian Ping Li

Aglet is a mobile Java-based autonomous agent that is developed by using Aglets SDK platforms. Aglet can dispatch itself, travel itself to another host on the network, and resume execution at the destination host. The models used in the two ...

Google previewSecurity Patterns and a Weighting Scheme for Mobile Agents (2006)

l An aglet is a composite of several elements (applet and agent) that all need to be secured. F.2 A single entry point for a host may need to collect all of the agent's information.

Google previewStories from Here & There (2013)

by Robert Karman

Aglet is the plastic tip on a shoelace. Biffy is a toilet. Cataglottism is kissing with your tongue. Now, the word Floccinaucinihilipilification is something that says absolutely nothing. It is worthless. Genuflect, refers to bending the knee.

Google previewHandbook of Telemedicine (1998)

by Olga Ferrer-Roca

An aglet is a persistent and transportable Java" object that executes asynchronously on the host computer in an execution context. - LALO is a language based on the AOP paradigm. An Agent Oriented Programming (AOP) encourages a ...

Google previewABC's of Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

An aglet is the end of a shoelace. Acridity is bitterness in taste. Ambergris is used in making perfume. It's a sperm whale's secreted waxy paste. Abolition does away with practices. Addicts consider something number one. An avocation is ...

Google previewMobile Computing and Wireless Communications (2004)

by Amjad Umar

Examples of a few industrial mobile agent platforms are: • Aglets (IBM Japan). An aglet is a Java object that can move from one host on the Internet to another.

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

AGLET, s. (A.-N.) The tag of AIGULET, }a lace, or of the points formerly used in dress; a spangle; a little plate of metal.

Google previewDictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Aglet, 1 s. (A.-N.) The tag of aigulet , J a lace, or of the points formerly used in dress; a spangle ; a little plate of metal.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: A-E (1898)

by Joseph Wright

AGLET, sb. Sc. Cum. Yks. l.W. Also written yiglet Cum., aiglet Sc. (_]Aivi.) [a' glat, E'glat.] 1. The metal end or tag of a bootlace, &c. (Cf. aiglet, sb.') Sc. Aiglct,a tagged point (_]AM.). Cum.8 Aglet, the metal end of a bootlace, Bzc. n.Yka.3 To ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

AGLET, aglet, j n .

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

aglet-baby, s ... [Eng. aglet; baby..] A being no larger than an aglet or tag, or ssibly a tag made in ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

aglet-baby, s. . [Eng. aglet; baby..] A being no # than an aglet or tag, or possibly a tag made in the shape of a small figure.

Google previewDictionary of Humorous Words (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

aglet [noun] the plastic tip on the end of a shoelace alack [exclamation] used to express sadness or regret allegator [noun] someone who alleges allergic [ adjective] strong dislike towards somebody amatory [adjective] relating to physical ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Aglet

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Aglet

If you need images about Aglet for an article or a report, you can download stock photos at a very small price:
Small photo of Branch of Birch with green leaves and aglet against the blue sky. Spring. Pentecost. Whitsunday. Trinity. Wallpaper. World Environment day. Nature. Healthy lifestyle. More...

Scrabble value of A1G2L1E1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AGLET

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Aglet!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of Aglet to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary