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An apple is an edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus [苹果属]. 不要把genre和genus搞混。

The tree originated in Central Asia. Apples have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe and were brought to North America by European colonists. There are more than 7,500 known cultivars (cultivated varieties) of apples, resulting in a range of desired characteristics. Worldwide production of apples in 2018 was 86 million tonnes, with China accounting for nearly half of the total.

Was the Forbidden Fruit an Apple? If you were to open a children’s book about Adam and Eve and read about their sin, chances are that it would say Adam and Eve ate an “apple.” In ancient times, the word apple could also mean fruit in general.

Some idioms:

  • “an/the apple of discord” means “cause of an argument”
  • “be the apple of sb’s eye” means “be loved very much”
  • “a rotten apple” means “sb who has a bad effect on all the others in a group”
  • “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” means “children are usually similar to their parents, esp in a bad way”
  • “be as American as apple pie” means “typically American”
  • “in apple pie order” means “very neatly arranged”
  • “upset the/sb’s applecart” means “spoil a plan or disrupt an arrangement”
  • “bob/dunk/dip for apples” means “play a game in which sb must use their teeth to pick up apples floating in water”
  • An eating apple is an ordinary apple that is usually eaten raw rather than cooked.
  • People sometimes refer to the city of New York as the Big Apple.
  • Adam’s apple is the lump that sticks out of the front of a man’s neck. Joey的喉结不叫Joey’s apple.

In 2018, Gala surpassed Red Delicious as the apple cultivar with the highest production in the United States, according to the US Apple Association. 百度百科: 嘠拉苹果由桔苹和元帅杂交而成,原产新西兰,果实鲜艳、肉质金黄,酸甜适口。中国引进了嘎啦苹果大面积种植。Red Delicious是蛇果,“蛇”来自广东话对Delicious的音译“地厘蛇”,就像“士多”store, “士多啤梨”strawberry. 甘肃天水花牛和进口的蛇果都属于“元帅”这一品种。“黄香蕉”有一种混合了香蕉和苹果的清淡果香。Fuji是红富士。陕西咸阳淳化县被称作中国苹果之乡,出口以红星为主,普及有秦冠、红富士、新红星和黄元帅。近年引进品种有乔纳金、北斗、王林和津轻等。云南昭通被中国农科院定为“全国苹果生长最适宜区”。

Apple (automobile) was an American car by Apple Automobile Company (1917-1918).

Apple Corps Limited (informally known as Apple) is a multi-armed multimedia corporation founded in London in January 1968 by the members of the Beatles [披头士] to replace their earlier company (Beatles Ltd.)

Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. The company was founded on April 1, 1976, and incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977. The word “Computer” was removed from its name on January 9, 2007, reflecting its shifted focus towards consumer electronics after the introduction of the iPhone. Founders: Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne.

The Apple Computer 1, originally released as the Apple Computer and known later as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak.

  • CPU: MOS 6502 @ 1 MHz. The MOS Technology 6502, often referred to as simply 6502, was a low-cost 8-bit processor that was produced by MOS Technology, and later Commodore International. CPU不是自研。
  • Memory: 4 KB standard, expandable to 8 KB or 48 KB using expansion cards
  • Storage: 456kb, 57KB
  • “Graphics”: 40×24 characters, hardware-implemented scrolling

The Apple I’s built-in computer terminal circuitry was distinctive. All one needed was a keyboard and a television set. Competing machines such as the Altair 8800 generally were programmed with front-mounted toggle switches and used indicator lights (red LEDs, most commonly) for output, and had to be extended with separate hardware to allow connection to a computer terminal or a teletypewriter machine. This made the Apple I an innovative machine for its day.

Newton’s apple: The real story | New Scientist

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An apple is an edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus [苹果属]. 不要把genre和genus搞混。

The tree originated in Central Asia. Apples have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe and were brought to North America by European colonists. There are more than 7,500 known cultivars (cultivated varieties) of apples, resulting in a range of desired characteristics. Worldwide production of apples in 2018 was 86 million tonnes, with China accounting for nearly half of the total.

Was the Forbidden Fruit an Apple? If you were to open a children’s book about Adam and Eve and read about their sin, chances are that it would say Adam and Eve ate an “apple.” In ancient times, the word apple could also mean fruit in general.

Some idioms:

  • “an/the apple of discord” means “cause of an argument”
  • “be the apple of sb’s eye” means “be loved very much”
  • “a rotten apple” means “sb who has a bad effect on all the others in a group”
  • “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” means “children are usually similar to their parents, esp in a bad way”
  • “be as American as apple pie” means “typically American”
  • “in apple pie order” means “very neatly arranged”
  • “upset the/sb’s applecart” means “spoil a plan or disrupt an arrangement”
  • “bob/dunk/dip for apples” means “play a game in which sb must use their teeth to pick up apples floating in water”
  • An eating apple is an ordinary apple that is usually eaten raw rather than cooked.
  • People sometimes refer to the city of New York as the Big Apple.
  • Adam’s apple is the lump that sticks out of the front of a man’s neck. Joey的喉结不叫Joey’s apple.

In 2018, Gala surpassed Red Delicious as the apple cultivar with the highest production in the United States, according to the US Apple Association. Baidu Encyclopedia: Lola apple is a hybrid of orange apple and marshal. It is native to New Zealand. It has bright fruit, golden meat, sour and sweet. China has introduced Gala apples for large-scale planting. Red delicious is snake fruit. “Snake” comes from Cantonese transliteration of delicious “Dili snake”, just like “Shiduo” store and “strawberry” Gansu Tianshui flower cattle and imported snake fruit belong to the “marshal” variety. “Yellow banana” has a light fruit aroma mixed with banana and apple. Fuji is red Fuji. Chunhua County in Xianyang, Shaanxi Province is known as the hometown of Chinese apples. Its exports are mainly red stars, including Qin Guan, Red Fuji, new red star and marshal Huang. In recent years, introduced varieties include jonagin, Beidou, Wang Lin and Jinqing. Zhaotong, Yunnan Province was designated as “the most suitable area for apple growth in China” by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Apple (automobile) was an American car by Apple Automobile Company (1917-1918).

Apple Corps Limited (informally known as Apple) is a multi-armed multimedia corporation founded in London in January 1968 by the members of the Beatles [披头士] to replace their earlier company (Beatles Ltd.)

Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. The company was founded on April 1, 1976, and incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977. The word “Computer” was removed from its name on January 9, 2007, reflecting its shifted focus towards consumer electronics after the introduction of the iPhone. Founders: Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne.

The Apple Computer 1, originally released as the Apple Computer and known later as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak.

  • CPU: MOS 6502 @ 1 MHz. The MOS Technology 6502, often referred to as simply 6502, was a low-cost 8-bit processor that was produced by MOS Technology, and later Commodore International. CPU不是自研。
  • Memory: 4 KB standard, expandable to 8 KB or 48 KB using expansion cards
  • Storage: 456kb, 57KB
  • “Graphics”: 40×24 characters, hardware-implemented scrolling

The Apple I’s built-in computer terminal circuitry was distinctive. All one needed was a keyboard and a television set. Competing machines such as the Altair 8800 generally were programmed with front-mounted toggle switches and used indicator lights (red LEDs, most commonly) for output, and had to be extended with separate hardware to allow connection to a computer terminal or a teletypewriter machine. This made the Apple I an innovative machine for its day.

Newton’s apple: The real story | New Scientist