Solutions to Saturday Mac riddles 105

I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 105. Here are my solutions to them.

1: Play down a window into an icon for a Mike.

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Minimise

Play down (minimise) a window into an icon (minimise the window into a Dock icon) for a Mike (the Command-M – phonetic alphabet letter Mike – shortcut).

2: Conceptual picture letter beyond the alphabet.

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emoji

Conceptual (the meaning of most emoji) picture letter (literal meaning of e-moji) beyond the alphabet (they are).

3: Gathering mnemonics to come closer to the metal.

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Assembly (language)

Gathering (an assembly) mnemonics (the terse names of instructions like CMP) to come closer to the metal (it ‘hits the metal’ rather than passing through compilation).

I look forward to your putting alternative cases.