Professor of Computation at Oxford, England, born 1916, died May 1975. He invented the term “currying”.
See also: General Purpose Macro-generator.
- Christopher wren
[ren] /rɛn/ noun 1. Sir Christopher, 1632–1723, English architect. 2. Percival Christopher, 1885–1941, English novelist. /rɛn/ noun 1. any small brown passerine songbird of the chiefly American family Troglodytidae, esp Troglodytes troglodytes (wren in Britain, winter wren in the US and Canada). They have a slender bill and feed on insects 2. any of various […]
noun 1. . noun 1. (in Quakerism) the light of Christ in the soul of every person, considered as a guiding force. noun 1. (Quakerism) the presence and inner working of God in the soul acting as a guiding spirit that is superior even to Scripture and unites man to Christ
[kris-tee] /ˈkrɪs ti/ noun, plural Christies. (sometimes lowercase) Skiing. 1. . [kris-tee] /ˈkrɪs ti/ noun 1. Edwin P. 1815–62, U.S. minstrel-show performer and producer. 2. Howard Chandler [chand-ler,, chahnd-] /ˈtʃænd lər,, ˈtʃɑnd-/ (Show IPA), 1873–1952, U.S. illustrator and painter. 3. a male given name, form of . 4. a female given name, form of . […]
- Christy minstrels
a blackface troupe originated c.1843 by Edwin P. Christy in Buffalo, N.Y.; one of the first (along with Dan Emmett) to expand blackface from a solo act to a full minstrel show and bring it into the mainstream of American entertainment.