a sacred bull worshiped at Memphis: identified originally with Ptah and later assimilated with Osiris to form the Ptolemaic Serapis.
(in ancient Egypt) a sacred bull worshipped at Memphis
having the qualities, appearance, or ways of an . slavishly imitative. foolishly affected; silly. Historical Examples But this apish monkey fashion of effeminate niceness, out upon it! The Mermaid Series. Edited by H. Ellis. The best plays of the old dramatists. Thomas Dekker. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Ernest Rhys. Thomas Dekker This […]
feeding on bees, as certain birds. adjective eating bees: apivorous birds
an interactive programming language having concise notations for operations on entire arrays of numbers and characters. Historical Examples APL beseeches Indras, loved by her, to make for her a beautiful and perfect (faultless, unimpeachable) skin. Zoological Mythology (Volume II) Angelo de Gubernatis We leave here next Wednesday for Elmira: we leave there APL. The Letters […]
apl2 language An APL extension from IBM with nested arrays. [“APL2 Programming: Language Reference”, IBM, Aug 1984. Order No. SH20-9227-0]. (1995-11-29)