menu

Definitions

  • Menu
    Menu
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n menu an agenda of things to do "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
    • n menu a list of dishes available at a restaurant "the menu was in French"
    • n menu (computer science) a list of options available to a computer user
    • n menu the dishes making up a meal
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The largest item on any menu in the world is probably the roast camel, sometimes served at Bedouin wedding feasts. The camel is stuffed with a sheep's carcass, which is stuffed with chickens, which are stuffed with fish, which are stuffed with eggs.
    • n menu A bill of fare.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Australia, the popular McOz Burger combines 100 percent Australian beef, cheese, tomato, beetroot, lettuce, and cooked onions on a toasted bun. This burger was created by Australian McDonald’s restaurant owners, and became a permanent menu item after a successful promotional period in 1998.
    • n Menu men′ü a bill of fare.
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Quotations

  • Buddy Hackett
    Buddy Hackett
    “As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it, or leave it.”
  • Robert M. Pirsig
    Robert M. Pirsig
    “Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. minutus, small.

Usage

In literature:

After which dinner is ready and our menu is strangely varied.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Presently he beheld a resterant with a big Menu outside and he went boldly in.
"The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan" by Daisy Ashford
The "Menu" of a dinner at the Ship Hotel at Greenwich lies before me as I write.
"Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography" by George William Erskine Russell
Think up your menu, twins, and put Connie to work.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
They could order it as part of the menu.
"Impressions of a War Correspondent" by George Lynch
The waiter placed a menu card in front of Mr. Baker, and laid one at Roy's plate.
"The Boy from the Ranch" by Frank V. Webster
On an upturned soap-box was a pile of unprinted menu cards.
"Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls" by Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
I'm beginnin' to yearn for nourishment that I don't have to learn the French for or pick off'm a menu.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
I walk out into a Nature such as the old prophets and poets, Menu, Moses, Homer, Chaucer, walked in.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
Marcus studied the menu at length.
"Mezzerow Loves Company" by Floyd L. Wallace
If we insist on sending the menu into them, they will naturally send the bill into us.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Mrs. Wellington was at her desk looking over a menu which the housekeeper had just submitted.
"Prince or Chauffeur?" by Lawrence Perry
When Lewis inspected the Christmas dinner, the old Irishman winked a solemn wink, as he reminded the lieutenant of the discarded menu.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
We do not find the mackerel's picture excepting at the fish dealers and on the menu, and then only because the mackerel is good to eat.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
In another chapter read the wonderful menu of the convalescent hospital.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
But at first the menu was not satisfactory.
"Old Fort Snelling" by Marcus L. Hansen
In two minutes' time I had thought out the whole menu, even the decorations on the table.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
We have had a condiment, but no meat; a showy menu-card, but no reviving feast.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
Each member of the class may be asked to prepare a menu to suit the special conditions which have been made as to number and cost.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
Johnnie had eaten through a perfect menu only as an unfillable boy can.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
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In poetry:

Then, before his repast he began,
While pausing the menu to scan,
He said: "Corn, if you please,
And tomatoes and pease,
I'd like to have served in the can."
"The Grandiloquent Goat" by Carolyn Wells
Reading the menu at the morning service:
- Iced Venusberg perhaps, or buttered bum -
Orders the usual sex-ersatz, and, nervous,
Glances around - Will she or won't she come?
"Morning Coffee " by A D Hope
ROOMERS
Take a room at the new Waldorf, you down-and-outers—
sleepers in charity's flop-houses where God pulls a
long face, and you have to pray to get a bed.
They serve swell board at the Waldorf-Astoria. Look at the menu, will you:
"Advertisement For The Waldorf-Astoria" by Langston Hughes

In news:

Beef is the star of the Broiler 's classic menu.
The mango chicken salad is a signature menu item at Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill, 6746 S Memorial Drive CORY YOUNG/ Tulsa World.
On Monday's lunch menu at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: quinoa salad, cabbage sloppy Joes, baked zucchini fries and, for dessert, a little bubble gum .
"I think of putting new things on the menu," says owner Larry Lesieur, "but people order the same old thing.
The former Burley 's Restaurant will reopen under a new name with a different menu.
Cullman's Busy Bee Cafe gets back menu it lost in April 27, 2011 tornado.
Sit down between 5 pm and 6:45 pm on any night at The Buttery in Lewes and you can take advantage of a $30 three-course menu that includes a soup or salad, choice of meat or fish, and dessert.
In this menu, both the chicken and rice dishes call for chopped onion, so all of the onion can be cooked together.
There's another new restaurant bound for the Bywater , and this one promises a menu of street food from around the world and an approach that emphasizes social media and networking.
James "Jamon" Trujillo lends both his Brazilian and New Mexican heritage to his menu.
Cabana 's menu offers 12 platos tradicionales ($15 to $22) and four platos Cubanos ($14 to $16).
Why isn't duck carnitas on every Mexican menu in town.
The dinner menu has plenty of choices of the baked ziti and linguine stripe.
They also have salads to choose from and a great kids menu.
On the mainland, you may never encounter it, but if you head to any bar on Catalina Island , you're likely to see Buffalo Milk featured on the menu.
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In science:

User clicks on necessary item in the menu in order to perform operation. Description of operation can be found in the Use Cases. The list of addition operations is the same as for “Asset” (see above).
Software Design Document, Testing, and Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS - a Team 1 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
The modularity is illustrated by the use of a tab menu.
CSA: Comprehensive comparison of pairwise protein structure alignments
Fig. 4.— Sample data entry and output from SimpLens which are easily selected in a pull-down menu.
A Systematic Review of Strong Gravitational Lens Modeling Software
The interface is a single window, and a “File” menu.
A Systematic Review of Strong Gravitational Lens Modeling Software
The options in the “File” menu allows changing parameters of the lens model.
A Systematic Review of Strong Gravitational Lens Modeling Software
Various parameters are easily set in a menu screen and the resulting lens model instantly visualized.
A Systematic Review of Strong Gravitational Lens Modeling Software
Krauss presented some results of a menu-driven Monte Carlo simulation program that illustrate what can be learned about supernovae and about neutrino physics by observing an explosion with Kamiokande or Super Kamiokande.
Summary Talk: International Symposium on Neutrino Astrophysics, Takayama/Kamioka (10/'92)
In the past decade strongly interacting flavor probes of dense matter have been on the menu of the CERN-SPS experimental nuclear collision program.
Quo Vadis Strangeness? Strangeness - Open Questions
The classical menu relies on f ¯f and WW final states.
After Sitges
In the previous MENU symposium de Swart gave a review on the topic and many of the references used in Fig. 1 can be found there.
Working Group Summary: Pion-Nucleon Coupling Constant
It can be found in the File → Open Example menu.
Observations from the 8-tetrahedron non-orientable census
The last set of gates consists of wires (identities), arithmetic operations (multiplication and addition) and the Hadamard operation. A user of QuPol can construct a quantum circuit by selecting required elementary gates from the menu bar of the program and by placing them in the appropriate cells.
An Algorithm for Constructing Polynomial Systems Whose Solution Space Characterizes Quantum Circuits
Then on the Edit menu click Goto, click the Special button, select Precedents, select All levels.
Information and Data Quality in Spreadsheets
Without changing the selection, On the Edit menu click Goto, click the Special button, select Blanks.
Information and Data Quality in Spreadsheets
Data menu click Filter, click Advanced Filter, select Copy to another location, enter the location in the Copy to box, check Unique records only, click OK.
Information and Data Quality in Spreadsheets
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