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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gide  \Gide\,  Guide  \Guide\,  n.  [OF.  guide,  guiche.]  (Anc.  Armor) 
  The  leather  strap  by  which  the  shield  of  a  knight  was  slung 
  across  the  shoulder,  or  across  the  neck  and  shoulder. 
  --Meyrick  (Ancient  Armor). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guide  \Guide\,  n.  [OE.  giae,  F.  guide,  It  guida.  See  {Guide}, 
  v.  t.] 
  1.  A  person  who  leads  or  directs  another  in  his  way  or 
  course,  as  in  a  strange  land;  one  who  exhibits  points  of 
  interest  to  strangers;  a  conductor;  also  that  which 
  guides;  a  guidebook. 
 
  2.  One  who  or  that  which  directs  another  in  his  conduct  or 
  course  of  lifo;  a  director;  a  regulator. 
 
  He  will  be  our  guide,  even  unto  death.  --Ps.  xlviii. 
  14. 
 
  3.  Any  contrivance,  especially  one  having  a  directing  edge, 
  surface,  or  channel,  for  giving  direction  to  the  motion  of 
  anything  as  water,  an  instrument,  or  part  of  a  machine, 
  or  for  directing  the  hand  or  eye,  as  of  an  operator;  as: 
  a  (Water  Wheels)  A  blade  or  channel  for  directing  the 
  flow  of  water  to  the  wheel  buckets. 
  b  (Surgery)  A  grooved  director  for  a  probe  or  knife. 
  c  (Printing)  A  strip  or  device  to  direct  the 
  compositor's  eye  to  the  line  of  copy  he  is  setting. 
 
  4.  (Mil.)  A  noncommissioned  officer  or  soldier  placed  on  the 
  directiug  flank  of  each  subdivision  of  a  column  of  troops, 
  or  at  the  end  of  a  line  to  mark  the  pivots,  formations, 
  marches,  and  alignments  in  tactics.  --Farrow. 
 
  {Guide  bar}  (Mach.),  the  part  of  a  steam  engine  on  which  the 
  crosshead  slides,  and  by  which  the  motion  of  the  piston 
  rod  is  kept  parallel  to  the  cylinder,  being  a  substitute 
  for  the  parallel  motion;  --  called  also  {guide},  and 
  {slide  bar}. 
 
  {Guide  block}  (Steam  Engine),  a  block  attached  in  to  the 
  crosshead  to  work  in  contact  with  the  guide  bar. 
 
  {Guide  meridian}.  (Surveying)  See  under  {Meridian}. 
 
  {Guide  pile}  (Engin.),  a  pile  driven  to  mark  a  place  as  a 
  point  to  work  to 
 
  {Guide  pulley}  (Mach.),  a  pulley  for  directing  or  changing 
  the  line  of  motion  of  belt;  an  idler.  --Knight. 
 
  {Guide  rail}  (Railroads),  an  additional  rail,  between  the 
  others  gripped  by  horizontal  driving  wheels  on  the 
  locomotive,  as  a  means  of  propulsion  on  steep  gradients. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guide  \Guide\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Guided};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Guiding}.]  [OE.  guiden,  gyden,  F.  guiaer,  It  guidare;  prob. 
  of  Teutonic  origin;  cf  Goth.  ritan  to  watch  over  give  heed 
  to  Icel.  viti  signal,  AS  witan  to  know  The  word  prob. 
  meant  to  indicate,  point  to  and  hence  to  show  the  way  Cf 
  {Wit},  {Guy}  a  rope,  {Gye.}] 
  1.  To  lead  or  direct  in  a  way  to  conduct  in  a  course  or 
  path;  to  pilot;  as  to  guide  a  traveler. 
 
  I  wish  .  .  .  you  'ld  guide  me  to  your  sovereign's 
  court.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  regulate  and  manage;  to  direct;  to  order  to 
  superintend  the  training  or  education  of  to  instruct  and 
  influence  intellectually  or  morally;  to  train. 
 
  He  will  guide  his  affairs  with  discretion.  --Ps. 
  cxii.  5. 
 
  The  meek  will  he  guide  in  judgment.  --Ps.  xxv.  9. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guide 
  n  1:  someone  employed  to  conduct  others  [syn:  {usher}] 
  2:  someone  who  shows  the  way  by  leading  or  advising 
  3:  something  that  offers  basic  information  or  instruction  [syn: 
  {guidebook}] 
  4:  a  model  or  standard  for  making  comparisons  [syn:  {template}, 
  {templet}] 
  5:  someone  who  can  find  paths  through  unexplored  territory 
  [syn:  {scout},  {pathfinder}] 
  v  1:  direct  the  course;  determine  the  direction  of  travelling 
  [syn:  {steer},  {maneuver},  {manouevre},  {direct},  {point}, 
  {head}] 
  2:  take  somebody  somewhere;  "We  lead  him  to  our  chief";  "can 
  you  take  me  to  the  main  entrance?";  "He  conducted  us  to 
  the  palace"  [syn:  {lead},  {take},  {direct},  {conduct}] 
  3:  be  a  guiding  force,  as  with  directions  or  advice;  "The 
  teacher  steered  the  gifted  students  towards  the  more 
  challenging  courses"  [syn:  {steer}] 
  4:  use  as  a  guide;  "They  had  the  lights  to  guide  on"  [syn:  {guide 
  on}] 
  5:  guide  or  pass  over  something  "He  ran  his  eyes  over  her 
  naked  body."  "She  ran  her  fingers  along  the  carved 
  figurine."  [syn:  {run},  {pass}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  GUIDE 
 
  {Graphical  User  Interface}  Development  Environment  from  {Sun}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Guide 
 
  A  {hypertext}  system  from  the  University  of  Kent  GB  and 
  {OWL}  for  displaying  on-line  documentation. 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  GUIDE 
  Graphical  User  Interface  Design  Editor  (Sun) 
 
 




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