v. t.1.To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.
[imp. & p. p. Consoled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Consoling.]
And empty heads console with empty sound.
- Pope.
n.1.(Arch.) A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.
2.(Computers) The keyboard and monitor of a computer considered together.
3.(Engineering) The controlling portion of an electrical, electronic, or mechanical device or system, from which the operator may observe the state of the system as indicated by gauges or on some form of display{n3}, and may direct or control the action of the system.
4.the desklike controlling unit of an organ containing the keyboard, pedals, stops, etc. by means of which the organ is played.
5.a home entertainment device such as a television, radio, phonograph, CD player, or combination of these, designed as a piece of furniture, to stand on the floor rather than on a table or in a separate cabinet; - also used attributively in the phrase console model.
Console table
a table whose top is supported by two or more consoles instead of legs.
Noun1.console - a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
Synonyms: console table
2.console - a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)
3.console - an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture); "the bust of Napoleon stood on a console"
4.console - housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
Synonyms: cabinet
Verb1.console - give moral or emotional strength to
Synonyms: comfort, solace, soothe
1.console - The operator's station of a mainframe. In times past, this was a privileged location that conveyed godlike powers to anyone with fingers on its keys. Under Unix and other modern time-sharing operating systems, such privileges are guarded by passwords instead, and the console is just the tty the system was booted from. Some of the mystique remains, however, and it is traditional for sysadmins to post urgent messages to all users from the console (on Unix, /dev/console).
2.console - On microcomputer Unix boxes, the main screen and keyboard (as opposed to character-only terminals talking to a serial port). Typically only the console can do real graphics or run X. See also CTY.
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