Definitions for "Less"
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As the man pages says, it is the opposite of more . Less is a program similar to more (1), but which allows backward movement in the file as well as forward movement. Also, less does not have to read the entire input file before starting, so with large input files it starts up faster than text editors like vi (1). Less uses termcap (or terminfo on some systems), so it can run on a variety of terminals. There is even limited support for hardcopy terminals. (On a hardcopy terminal, line which should be printed at the of the screen are prefixed with a caret.)
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Less is a band from the San Francisco Bay Area led by the enigmatically-monikered S. Foot. As of 2005, they have released two albums, Piano Wire Smile (2001) and Cover, Protective, Individual (2004), both on the Firecode Core label.
(comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree; "of less importance"; "less time to spend with the family"; "a shower uses less water"; "less than three years old"
used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly"
comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days"
Smaller; not so large or great; not so much; shorter; inferior; as, a less quantity or number; a horse of less size or value; in less time than before.
Not so much; in a smaller or lower degree; as, less bright or loud; less beautiful.
A smaller portion or quantity.
(nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer; "less than three weeks"; "no less than 50 people attended"; "in 25 words or less"
Keywords:  preceded, esteem, king, perfect, lower
(usually preceded by `no') lower in quality; "no less than perfect"
(usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem; "no less a person than the king himself"
Keywords:  moins, clothes, buying
moins Buying clothes
Keywords:  deem
seem more deem 58f
Keywords:  section, features, see, called
more with features, see the section called "less is more".
more with features, see Section
To make less; to lessen.