carte carte  /ˈkɑrt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a list of dishes available at a restaurant

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • But Rhapsody is now Real's flagship player, subscription service and a la carte music store rolled in one.

News

  1. FCC Commissioners Have Little Appetite To Regulate Cable Pricing: Cable Show

    Cable operators who feared that the FCC might mandate a la carte TV pricing, or restrict companies’ ability to charge broadband customers based on how much they use the Internet, probably felt comforted by comments that two of the three current FCC members made today at the annual Cable Show . Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel indicated that she’s reluctant to promote a la carte — a key part of a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

  2. Free-to-Play, PS3-exclusive 'Tekken Revolution' Available Tomorrow

    Like Tecmo Koei with their "Dead or Alive 5," it appears publisher Namco Bandai is chasing them free-to-play monies with their fighting game series, briefly teasing out "Tekken Revolution" over the weekend via GameSpot. Are you ready to buy your Yoshimitsu a la carte? While details of the pre-E3 reveal were scarce, I'm guessing that [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. Changes await Danville students at lunchtime

    Danville students will see some changes when they go to the cafeteria next year. DANVILLE — Danville students will see some changes when they go to the cafeteria next year. Greg Lazzell, the district's food service director, said he will introduce some a la carte items at North Ridge and South View middle schools in an effort to offer students more variety and increase participation in the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

Quotes

  1. "Regrettably, at some point they have given Mr. Saakashvili a carte blanche for any actions, including the military actions," Medvedev said.
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: USA Today

  2. "The a la carte options and other packages unveiled today demonstrate that consumers will be the beneficiaries of this merger. The efficiencies of the merger will allow the combined companies to save hundreds of millions of dollars a year and give...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Mel Karmazin Source: Telematics Journal

  3. "Despite our disappointing results, we are pleased with the early performance of our a la carte initiatives," Parker said in a statement.
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Doug Parker Source: International Herald Tribune

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