hint

  1. an indirect suggestion
  2. a slight indication
  3. a small but appreciable amount
  4. a just detectable amount
  5. an indication of potential opportunity

Hint

• (n.) A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive. • (v. i.) To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something. • (v. t.) To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to su...
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hint

noun a slight indication
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hint

intimation noun an indirect suggestion; `not a breath of scandal ever touched her`
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Hint

[SQL] In database query operations, various SQL implementations use hints as additions to the SQL standard that instruct the database engine on how to execute the query. For example, a hint may tell the engine to use as little memory as possible (even if the query will run slowly), or to use or not to use an index (even if the query optimiz...
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Hint

Hint intransitive verb To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something. « We whisper, and hint , and chuckle.» Tennyson. To hint at , to allude to lightly, indirectly, or cautiously. Syn. -- To allude; refer; gl...
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Hint

Hint noun A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive. « Our hint of woe Is common.» Shak. « The hint malevolent, the look oblique.» Hannah More.
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Hint

Hint transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hinted ; present participle & verbal noun Hinting .] [ Middle English henten , hinten , to seize, to catch, Anglo-Saxon hentan to pursue, take, seize; or Icelandic
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Hint

In dynamic addressing, an address that a node will test for uniqueness first. The hint is either the last successful address the node used previously (the Macintosh keeps such a hint in PRAM) or a particular address that is specific to a particular model of device (the GatorBox always tries 128 first or LocalTalk networks).
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hint

[n] - an indirect suggestion 2. [n] - a slight indication 3. [v] - drop a hint
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