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Definition of the noun aglet

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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.

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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 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 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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce (2006)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Merchant aglet forwards consumer's payment and order data with its own signed order information. Merchant aglet brings back authorization receipt from trusted third party. P Figure 3. Architecture framework for online restaurant system << ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Aglet (agile applet) In computer technology, an aglet is a.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

See Aglet.] ...

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 previewThe anti-absurd or phrenotypic English pronouncing & orthographical dictionary (1845)

by Bartłomiej Beniowski

AGITAToR Ajitator AGLET Aglet || AGGLUTINANTs Agliu'tinÁnts - AGGLUTINATE Agliu'tinat Agglutisation Agliutina'- shon AGGLUTINATIVE Agliutina'tiv AGGRANDIZE Agrandyz AGGRANDIZEMENT Agrandyzment AGGRAVATE agravat ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume (2003)

From the First Century B.C. to C. 1760 by James Robinson Planché

AGLET, ANGLET, AIGLET, AIGUILLETTE. (French, aiguillette.) The metal tag to a lace, or point, as it was called ; sometimes used to signify the lace or point itself, as in the ...

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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.

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