Plain Old Telephone Lines (POTL)
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Plain Old Telephone Lines (POTL): Unless you are reading this at a high-tech company or large corporation -- which has ISDN or T1 lines -- chances are you accessed over POTS, copper wires that transmit at about 28.8 Kbps. Wh . . . View Full Definition
Old Arabicas: Botanical varieties or cultivars of the Coffea arabica species that were developed by selection relatively early in the history of coffee, such as var. bourbon and var. typica, as opposed to . . . View Full Definition
Old Age: A stage in the development of a landscape when streams have a low gradient and meander back and forth across broad floodplains. The landscape is marked by meander scars and oxbow lakes.
Old Chimney: A pleasant enough brew with a satisfactory balance of hops and malt. Quite light considering the strength.
Old Crop: Coffee that has been held in warehouses before shipping. Old crop differs from aged or vintage and mature coffees in two ways: First, it has not been held for as long a period, and second, i . . . View Full Definition
Old English: Also known as Anglo-Saxon, Old English is the ancestor of Middle English and Modern English. It is a Germanic language that was introduced to the British Isles by tribes such as the Angles, . . . View Full Definition
Old: A roasted coffee that has been left for too long changes aroma and acquires a specific and disagreeable flavor. Similar to oldish but with stronger hay-like flavor.
Old Comedy: The Athenian comedies dating to 400-499 BCE, featuring invective, satire, ribald humor, and song and dance. See further discussion under stock character.
Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT): An older analog cellular protocol used in Europe and elsewhere.
Molding: A wood strip having an engraved, decorative surface.