console: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kun-sōl'), [key]
— -soled, -sol•ing.
- to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort: Only his children could console him when his wife died.
Pronunciation: (kon'sōl), [key]
- a television, phonograph, or radio cabinet designed to stand on the floor rather than on a table or shelf.
- the control or monitoring unit of a computer, containing the keyboard or keys, switches, etc.
- a desklike structure containing the keyboards, pedals, etc., by means of which an organ is played.
- a small cabinet standing on the floor and having doors.
- the control unit of a mechanical, electrical, or electronic system: the console that controls a theater's lighting system.
- an ornamental corbel or bracket, esp. one high in relation to its projection.
- a tray or container typically divided into compartments, mounted between bucket seats, and used for storing small items.
- a unit on a vessel containing steering apparatus, systems monitoring equipment, etc.: a bridge console, an engine-room console.
- console (Thesaurus)
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