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source British & World English

A place, person, or thing from which something originates or can be obtained

source English Thesaurus

the source of the river

at source British & World English

At the point of origin or issue

ion source British & World English

A source of ions; especially a device for producing ions, such as an ion gun.

source tree British & World English

The source code files of a piece of software when stored hierarchically within a file system.

open-source British & World English

Denoting software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified

source code British & World English

A text listing of commands to be compiled or assembled into an executable computer program

source rock British & World English

A rock formation from which later sediments are derived or in which a particular mineral originates

point source British & World English

A source of energy, such as light or sound, which can be regarded as having negligible dimensions

single-source British & World English

Give a franchise to a single supplier for (a particular product)

non-point source British & World English

A source of pollution that issues from widely distributed or pervasive environmental elements

source program British & World English

A program written in a language other than machine code, typically a high-level language

source criticism British & World English

The analysis and study of the sources used by biblical authors

at source in source British & World English

At the point of origin or issue

crowdsource British & World English

Obtain (information or input into a particular task or project) by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet

sourcebook British & World English

A collection of writings and articles on a particular subject, especially one used as a basic introduction to that subject

quasi-stellar radio source in quasi-stellar British & World English

Of a celestial object: resembling a star optically (in that it gives an image that cannot be resolved) but believed not to be a star. Chiefly in designations of objects now usually called quasars, as quasi-stellar object, quasi-stellar radio source.