What is universal?

  • (noun): Coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions.
    Example: "In motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps"
    Synonyms: universal joint
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Some articles on universal:

Universal - Other Uses
... Universal (act), a type of official or legal proclamation Universal, Indiana, United States HTC Universal, a Pocket PC phone Universal property, a statement in category theory about ...
Universal Studios Florida - Park Design
... Universal Studios Florida features six themed areas all situated around a large lagoon ... This lagoon is the site of Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular 100 Years of Movie Memories, a thematic display that will showcase scenes from various Universal films ...
Universal Binary - Motivation
... an interim solution to be used only until universal binaries or specifically compiled binaries are available (see Rosetta) ... Universal binaries are larger than single-platform binaries, because multiple copies of the compiled code must be stored ... resources are shared by the two architectures, the size of the resulting universal binary can be, and usually is, smaller than both binaries combined ...
Universal Binary - Universal Applications
... Many software developers have provided universal binary updates for their products since the 2005 WWDC ... December 2008, Apple's website now lists more than 7,500 Universal applications ... Suite 3, the first version of the application suite in a Universal Binary format ...
Universal Studios Hollywood
... Universal Studios Hollywood is a movie studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of Los Angeles County, California, United States ... It was initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets ... It is the first of many full-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world ...

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Famous quotes containing the word universal:

    The universal soul is the alone creator of the useful and the beautiful; therefore to make anything useful or beautiful, the individual must be submitted to the universal mind.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Perhaps universal history is the history of the diverse intonation of some metaphors.
    Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986)

    So in accepting the leading of the sentiments, it is not what we believe concerning the immortality of the soul, or the like, but the universal impulse to believe, that is the material circumstance, and is the principal fact in this history of the globe.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)