corsair corsair  /ˈkɔr sɛr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a pirate along the Barbary Coast
  2. (n) a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)

Usage(s):

  • The year 1784 saw the American brig Betsey, with her crew of 10, captured by a Moroccan corsair while sailing with a cargo of salt from Spain to Philadelphia.

News

  1. ASUS Has Impressive Showing at Computex Overclocking Contest

    Intel and Corsair held the Computex Overclocking Main Event at the recently finished industry event. ASUS was able to come away with ten out of eleven awards, and set eight world records just days after the official release of a new motherboard. The Intel Z87 based Maximus VI Extreme thoroughly dominated all challengers, winning all categories except Haswell Memory Frequency. Eight of the ten ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Overclockers Club

  2. Lessons from a rogue whiskey distiller

    Corsair Artisan Distillery's Darek Bell talks to Fortune about his dream drink and how to recruit talent for a (partially) illegal trade.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  3. Hardware Roundup: Wednesday Edition

    It's the middle of another week, which means a perfect time to check out the latest hardware reviews and news. If you're in the market for a new SSD, we have a review on the Corsair Neutron GTX 19nm 240GB model for you to check out. It could be just what your computer or laptop need for a nice speed boost and a good amount of storage. We also have a review on the FC8 Evo case from Streacom that ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Overclockers Club

Quotes

  • The big fighter remained in service throughout the Korean War, where along with the F4U-5, it gained "a sterling reputation for delivering ordnance with great accuracy," said Barrett Tillman, in "Corsair: the F4U in World War II and Korea."
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Barrett Tillman Source: Greensboro Telegram

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