A Fortran extension for rational algebra developed by W.S. Brown of Bell Labs ca. 1968.
[“The ALTRAN System for Rational Function Manipulation – A Survey”, A.D. Hall, CACM 14(8):517-521 (Aug 1971)].
plural noun altricial birds
helpless at birth or hatching and requiring parental care for a period of time (opposed to ) adjective (of the young of some species of birds after hatching) naked, blind, and dependent on the parents for food noun an altricial bird, such as a pigeon altricial (āl-trĭsh’əl) Born or hatched in a helpless condition requiring […]
noun a residential town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 40 695 (2001) Historical Examples He was somewhat proud, though he went on foot, and on arriving at altrincham, felt he would be all the better for a shave. England in the Days of Old William Andrews altrincham and Over too, […]
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others (opposed to ). Animal Behavior. behavior by an animal that may be to its disadvantage but that benefits others of its kind, as a warning cry that reveals the location of the caller to a predator. Contemporary Examples There are […]