Sax meaning

săks
Sax is a shorter way of saying saxophone.

An example of a sax is the instrument played by former U.S. President Clinton.

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A saxophone.
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(Simple API for XML) A programming interface (API) for accessing the contents of an XML document. SAX does not provide a random access lookup to the document's contents. It scans the document sequentially and presents each item to the application only one time. If the application does not save the data, it is no longer available. In contrast, the Document Object Model (DOM) converts the document's contents into a node tree that can be traversed back and forth via the programming interface (API). Both SAX and DOM are popular APIs for manipulating XML documents. See DOM and SOX.
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A slate-cutter's hammer; slate-ax.
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Saxon.
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Saxon.
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Short form of saxophone.
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Saxony.
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(UK dialectal) To cut or slash with a sharp instrument; incise; scarify.
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Origin of sax

  • From Middle English sax, sex, from Old English seax (“a knife, hip-knife, an instrument for cutting, a short sword, dirk, dagger"), from Proto-Germanic *sahsÄ… (“rock, knife"), from Proto-Indo-European *sÁk-, *sek-, *sÄ“yk- (“to cut"). Cognate with North Frisian sax (“knife, sword"), Middle Dutch sas (“knife"), Middle Low German sax (“knife"), Middle High German sahs (“a knife"), Danish and Swedish sax (“a pair of scissors"), Icelandic sax (“a short heavy sword"), Latin secō (“cut"). See also Saxon, saw.

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  • From saxophone.

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