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play

1. n. a strategy; a plan of action. That was a bad play, Bill. We lost the account.
2. n. an attractive investment; a way to make some money in the securities markets. I just heard about a good play in the options market.

play

/act the fool
1. To act in an irresponsible or foolish manner.
2. To behave in a playful or comical manner.
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[10] accomplish a comparison work between two playability heuristic sets.
If Nintendo is going to hit the kind of sales it needs to get back in the game it will have to convince those users who bought the Wii for its playability that the Wii U offers an even better experience.
Amidst a stable of premium properties in the area that includes upscale resort courses such as Deerhurst, Taboo, Rocky Crest and The Rock, Seguin Valley has quickly emerged as being on par or surpassing those tracks for its playability and stunning views.
If changes to the design are necessary to improve playability, the prototype is modified or recast and the testing cycle is repeated.
The statewide golfing poll used golfers instead of a panel of experts to determine the ranking, and asked voters to rate golf course design, conditions, playability, staff, amenities and general enjoyment.
In less than 4 minutes, the CDA 2000 analyzes the disc, for playability at up to 24x; if the CD fails at that speed it will automatically drop the speed and retest to tell you, at what speed it will play.
The full game has over 40 levels in FIVE 3D worlds with stunning graphics - and this sample game disc provides loads of playability.
He then states, well aware of the industry's bottom-line mentality: "Success can come only when the theatrical playability is there, and I don't think it is yet.
LOS ANGELES--With computer online playability becoming more and more the standard for PC game developers, it's only fitting that the first CD-ROM game from Parker Brothers should monopolize the internet.
However, Yates's performance of jupiter cleverly catches the mean between keeping the rondeau subject moving and the demisemiquaver arpeggiated thunderbolts in the final couplet within the bounds of playability.
[USA], Jan 28 (ANI): Some might believe that when it comes to a perfect acoustic guitar, wood matters but according to a recent study back wood has a negligible effect on the sound quality and playability of an acoustic guitar and that cheaper and sustainable woods can be used as substitutes of expensive and endangered woods without loss of sound quality.
All eight of the games offer great playability and it's a varied little assortment you'll want to play.
Montreal, Canada, February 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- A recent soccer study was released demonstrating the similar playability of FieldTurf and natural grass fields.
Chapters in section 1 explore customer experience, customer research, and user profiling, reporting on methods for analyzing user behavior in digital games and measuring game playability heuristics.