|n.||1.||Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.|
|3.||The familiar knowledge of any art or science, united with readiness and dexterity in execution or performance, or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; |
Phocion, . . . by his great wisdom and skill at negotiations, diverted Alexander from the conquest of Athens.
|4.||Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.|
|5.||Any particular art.|
|v. t.||1.||To know; to understand.|
|v. i.||1.||To be knowing; to have understanding; to be dexterous in performance.|
|2.||To make a difference; to signify; to matter; - used impersonally.|
|Noun||1.||skill - an ability that has been acquired by training|
|2.||skill - ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism"|
SKILL, contracts. The art of doing a thing as it ought to be done.
2. Every person who purports to have skill in la business, and undertakes for hire to perform it, is bound to do it with ordinary skill, and is responsible civilly in damages for the want of it; 11 M. & W. 483; and sometimes he is responsible criminally. Vide Mala Praxis; 2 Russ. on Cr. 288,
3. The degree of skill and diligence required, rises in proportion to the value of the article, and the delicacy of the operation: more skill is required, for example, to repair a very delicate mathematical instrument, than upon a common instrument. Jones' Bailm. 91; 2 Kent, Com. 458, 463; 1 Bell's Com. 459; 2 Ld. Raym. 909, 918; Domat, liv. 1, t. 4, Sec. 8, n. 1; Poth. Louage, n. 425; Pardess. n. 528; Ayl. Pand. B. 4, t. 7, p. 466; Ersk. Inst. B. 3, t. 3, Sec. 16; 1 Rolle, Ab. 10; Story's Bailm. Sec. 431, et seq.; 2 Greenl. Ev. Sec. 144.
|Skill - A somewhat peculiar blend between Franz-Lisp and C, with a
large set of various CAD primitives. It is owned by
Cadence Design Systems and has been used in their CAD
frameworks since 1985. It's an extension language to the
CAD framework (in the same way that Emacs-Lisp extends GNU Emacs), enabling you to automate virtually everything that
you can do manually in for example the graphic editor. Skill
accepts C-syntax, fun(a b), as well as Lisp syntax, (fun a
b), but most users (including Cadence themselves) use the