A subset of JOVIAL written ca. 1965.
[Sammet 1969, p.529].
- Basic input/output system
basic input/output system operating system (BIOS, ROM BIOS) The part of the system software of the IBM PC and compatibles that provides the lowest level interface to peripheral devices and controls the first stage of the bootstrap process, including installing the operating system. The BIOS is stored in ROM, or equivalent, in every PC. Its […]
bashan-havoth-jair the Bashan of the villages of Jair, the general name given to Argob by Jair, the son of Manasseh (Deut. 3:14), containing sixty cities with walls and brazen gates (Josh. 13:30; 1 Kings 4:13). (See ARGOB.)
- Bashan, hill of
bashan, hill of (Ps. 68:15), probably another name for Hermon, which lies to the north of Bashan.
- Basic magenta
fuchsin. a greenish, water-soluble, solid, coal-tar derivative, obtained by the oxidation of a mixture of aniline and the toluidines, that forms deep-red solutions: used chiefly as a dye. noun a greenish crystalline substance, the quaternary chloride of rosaniline, forming a red solution in water: used as a textile dye and a biological stain. Formula: C20H19N3HCl […]