console console  /ˈkɑn soʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
  2. (n) a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)
  3. (n) an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture)
  4. (n) housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
  5. (v) give moral or emotional strength to

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. While there's no denying that Xbox 360 is the first to sell the 10 million consoles, it isn't going to hold the bragging rights for much longer.
  2. Video game makers are shipping more consoles than expected, setting the stage for what may be a multiyear battle among Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.
  3. Looking for an advantage in the video-console wars, Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox 360, which can act as a home entertainment hub.

News

  1. Mad Catz brings a micro console, an Xbox One fight stick, and rumble headphones to E3 2013

    Mad Catz usually brings lots of goodies to E3, and this year we stopped to check out their M.O.J.O. Micro Console, the Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition 2 for Xbox One, and their F.R.E.Q. 2 headset that makes your eardrums move.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. Xbox 360 top console in May...with 114,000 units sold

    Microsoft's console was the top-selling console for the 29th consecutive month, and total spending on its platform hit $149.8 million during the period. Originally posted at News - Tech Culture
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Mad Catz MOJO Micro-Console runs Android, features console-quality controller

    Yet another micro-console, this time with some real controller pedigree behind it. (Credit: Mad Catz) Stop me if you've heard this one before: company plans to release a "micro-console" in 2013 as an alternative to the mainstream consoles from Sony and Microsoft . Said console to run Android. The Mad Catz MOJO Android Micro-Console is the latest such device to be deemed press-release-worthy and ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "We don't think we've been getting the job done," said Robbie Bach, president of the division. "In the past few months, we have been having to make Xbox 360 console repairs at a rate too high for our liking."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Robbie Bach Source: Washington Post

  2. "We always knew Ivan wouldn't live forever, but we didn't expect to lose him so young and so suddenly," said Cameron in an e-mail to 80,000 Conservatives. "We console ourselves knowing that he won't suffer anymore, that his end was quick and...
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: David Cameron Source: Times Online

  3. "Words can't explain or in any way console those who have lost loved ones, those who at this moment still don't know what the condition or status of their loved ones is," Villaraigosa said at a news conference. "I can only tell you that these...
    on Sep 13, 2008 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: guardian.co.uk

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