Technical Terms

Technical Terms

glossary (list of terms):


A:

agency:
a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

(to)
(latin)
agere to set in motion, drive, lead, conduct. 


I:

intelligence: 
the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience.

(to)
(latin)
intelligere to understand, comprehend, come to know.
inter between
 + 
legere choose, pick out, read.

intelligence gathering (ig): 
the act of collecting experiences to comprehend


M:

Modern Usage (mu)
relative present time us of a word.

modern being the current stage in its development.

usage accepted or habitual practice.

(to)
(latin)
modo just now, in a (certain) manner.

(latin)
uti make use of, profit by, take advantage of, enjoy, apply, consume,  

O:

open source:
as a development model promotes universal access via an open-source or free license to a product’s design or blueprint, and universal redistribution of that design or blueprint, including subsequent improvements to it by anyone.

origins:
the place where something begins, where it springs into being.

(to)
(latin)
oriri- arise, rise, get up; become visible, appear; be born, be descended, receive life.


T:

true origin (to):
etymologia the analysis of a word to find its true origin.


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