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This article is more than 7 years old . a type of computer file that contains images and is used especially to make them appear to move (the abbreviation for ‘Graphic Interchange Format’) Send it as a GIF. Omnishambles beats Eurogeddon, Gif and Mobot as Oxford word of the year. The GIF — a humble file format turned verb — has been named Oxford Dictionaries USA Word of the Year for 2012. More than 600,000 words, over a thousand years. The New Oxford American Dictionary gave only "jif" in its 2nd edition but updated it to "jif, gif" in its 3rd edition. "The GIF has evolved from a …
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WORD ORIGINS ; LANGUAGE QUESTIONS ; WORD LISTS; SPANISH DICTIONARY; More. Mais saviez vous qu’il était entré cette année dans l’Oxford dictionary, et mieux, qu’il vient d’être élu mot de l’année ?. GIF is selected as the Oxford Dictionaries USA Word of the Year 2012.
Oxford English Dictionary | The definitive record of the English language. We found 53 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word gif: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "gif" is defined. The best GIFs are on GIPHY. "Jif" is preferred by Steve Wilhite of CompuServe, the inventor of the GIF format. On the occasion of receiving a lifetime achievement award at the 2013 Webby Award ceremony, Wilhite rejected the hard-"G" pronunciation, and his speech led to 17,000 posts on Twitter … einer „Transparenzfarbe“). 2012 was the year that "GIFing" became a verb — at least, according to the OED. top. WORD ORIGINS ; LANGUAGE QUESTIONS ; WORD LISTS; SPANISH DICTIONARY; Oxford English and Spanish Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Spanish to English … Thank you for your generous gift. The dictionary wrote that “GIF may be pronounced with either a soft g (as in giant) or a hard g (as in graphic). HOME; ABOUT; COMMUNITY; BLOG; Subscribe; Sign in; Take a look; Discover the story of English. Chaque année, l’institution élit un mot de l’année, qui reflète de préférence l’air du temps. DICTIONARY ; THESAURUS ; GRAMMAR . By 2012, the GIF image format had become so popular that "GIF" was named as the Oxford American Dictionary's word of the year. GIF can be pronounced both as "Jif" (as in the peanut butter (US) or household cleaner (UK)) and "Gif" (as in the word "gift").