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stock·fish

 (stŏk′fĭsh′)
n. pl. stockfish or stock·fish·es
A fish, such as a cod or haddock, cured by being split and air-dried without salt.

[Middle English stokfish, translation of Middle Dutch stocvisch : stoc, tree limb (perhaps from its being dried on wooden racks) + vische, fish.]
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stockfish

(ˈstɒkˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Cookery) fish, such as cod or haddock, cured by splitting and drying in the air
[C13: of uncertain origin. Perhaps from stock (in the sense: stem, tree trunk) because it was dried on wooden racks. Compare Middle Dutch stocvisch]
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Noun1.stockfish - fish cured by being split and air-dried without salt
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
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Translations
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stockfish

[ˈstɒkfɪʃ] Npescado m de seco
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But whatever it be let it come quickly, for the burden and pressure of arms cannot be borne without support to the inside." They laid a table for him at the door of the inn for the sake of the air, and the host brought him a portion of ill-soaked and worse cooked stockfish, and a piece of bread as black and mouldy as his own armour; but a laughable sight it was to see him eating, for having his helmet on and the beaver up, he could not with his own hands put anything into his mouth unless some one else placed it there, and this service one of the ladies rendered him.
While this was going on there came up to the inn a sowgelder, who, as he approached, sounded his reed pipe four or five times, and thereby completely convinced Don Quixote that he was in some famous castle, and that they were regaling him with music, and that the stockfish was trout, the bread the whitest, the wenches ladies, and the landlord the castellan of the castle; and consequently he held that his enterprise and sally had been to some purpose.
So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
'On December 7, 2017, a critical milestone was reached, not when a computer defeated a human at chess-that's old news-but when Google's AlphaZero program defeated the Stockfish 8 program.
In December 2017, London-based AI research company DeepMind created a sensation in the chess world by releasing 10 games of a 100-game match between its AI algorithm AlphaZero and Stockfish 8, the hitherto strongest chess-playing computer in the world.
(27) Mike Klein, "Google's AlphaZero Destroys Stockfish in 100-Game Match," Chess.com (December 6, 2017), accessed August 30, 2018, https://www.chess.com/news/view/google-s-alphazero-destroys-stockfish-in-100-game-match.
Confoundingly in a matter of hours it taught itself enough to take on the best computational beast in chess that existed,t he program called 'Stockfish'.
In a matter of hours, it taught itself enough to take on the biggest computational beast that exists in chess called 'Stockfish'.
While Stockfish was using brute computational force to calculate chess moves with 60 million calculations per second, AlphaZero with its self-learning algorithms examined only 60,000 calculations per second and beat Stockfish hollow.
THE Norwegian Seafood Council has disclosed that Nigeria imported more than 9,000 metric tonnes of stockfish from Norway in 2017, valued at $51.6 million, making it the largest importer of Norwegian stockfish.