notification from the manager advising the performers of the amount of time left before they must appear onstage.
act1 language An actor language descended from Plasma. [“Concurrent Object Oriented Programming in Act1”, H. Lieberman in Object Oriented Concurrent Programming, A. Yonezawa et al eds, MIT Press 1987]. (1994-11-08)
act2 language An actor language. [“Issues in the Design of Act2”, D. Theriault, TR728, MIT AI Lab, June 1983]. (1994-11-08)
act3 language A high-level actor language by Carl Hewitt. A descendant of Act2 which provides support for automatic generation of customers and for delegation and inheritance. [“Linguistic Support of Receptionists for Shared Resources”, C. Hewitt et al in Seminar on Concurrency, S.D. Brookes et al eds, LNCS 197, Springer 1985, pp. 330-359]. (1994-11-08)
- Acta sanctorum
a collection of the biographies of the Christian saints and martyrs, edited by the Bollandists and arranged according to the ecclesiastical calendar. Historical Examples This immense series is popularly known either as the “Acta Sanctorum” or the Bollandists. The Contemporary Review, January 1883 Various This particular story is found in the Acta Sanctorum for July […]