n (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages
n (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
n a behavioral convention or pattern characteristic of all members of a particular culture or of all human beings
some form of religion seems to be a human universal
n coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions
in motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps
s of worldwide scope or applicability
s applicable to or common to all members of a group or set
the play opened to universal acclaim rap enjoys universal appeal among teenage boys
s adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations
universal wrench", "universal chuck universal screwdriver
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort to open in 2014 Universal Orlando showed Local 6 on Wednesday a sneak peek of its new Cabana Bay Beach Resort, which is expected to open in 2014. The resort, which includes a bowling alley, lazy river and pools, is double the size of any other Universal resort and boasts a retro look taking you back to the 1950s and 60s. "The theme is something we've been batting around for years we liked the idea of a retro ...
June 20, 2013 - Local 6 Orlando
Universal Rescues 'Dumb and Dumber To' with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Universal Pictures and Red Granite have rescued the Farrelly brothers' sequel "Dumb and Dumber To" out of turnaround from Warner Bros. and New Line. Red Granite will finance the $35 million comedy and handle foreign sales, while Universal will distribute in the U.S.. "Dumb and Dumber" stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels will return to reprise their roles ...
June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Universal Studios: What's next in Springfield? Universal Orlando officials have shared more details about the still-under-construction portions of its Springfield project, an area within Universal Studios theme park that brings to life the hometown of "The Simpsons" animated TV series.
June 19, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
Nicholas Burns in USA Today If Iran takes this step, it is going to confront universal international opposition,US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns said. "If they think they can get away with 3,000 centrifuges without another Security Council resolution and...
Lindsay Lohan in Montreal Gazette It is clearly stated in the Article 5 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights that 'No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment,'Lohan wrote after her sentence was announced. "This...
President Bush in Los Angeles Daily News The most powerful weapon in the struggle against extremism is not bullets or bombs - it is the universal appeal of freedom,Bush said, speaking to an audience that included Vaclav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic, and Cheol...