a peninsula in SE Newfoundland, in E Canada: surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean. About 3579 sq. mi. (9270 sq. km).
a large peninsula of Newfoundland, between Trinity and Placentia Bays. Area: about 10 000 sq km (4000 sq miles)
- Avalon/common lisp
avalon/common lisp language A LISP dialect available as a prototype only. [“Reliable Distributed Computing with Avalon/Common LISP”, S.M. Clamen et al, CMU-CS-89-186 and Proc Intl Conf on Computer Languages, Mar 1990]. (2002-02-03)
French, literally “before,” in various terms borrowed into English, corresponding to Italian avanti, both from Latin abante, a compound of ab “from” (see ab-) and ante “before” (see ante). Contemporary Examples avant Garde became the font du jour and Helvetica continued its ride to the top. Eight Best Bits of John Taylor’s Duran Duran Tell-All […]
the advance group in any field, especially in the visual, literary, or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and experimental methods. of or relating to the experimental treatment of artistic, musical, or literary material. belonging to the avant-garde: an avant-garde composer. unorthodox or daring; radical. Contemporary Examples According to Pozdorovkin, they all […]
the attitudes, techniques, etc., of the cultural avant-garde.