the nut of certain cultivated varieties of hazel, Corylus avellana grandis.
a tree bearing such nuts.
other names for a hazelnut
[koh-bawl] /ˈkoʊ bɔl/ noun, Computers. 1. a programming language particularly suited for writing programs to process large files of data, using a vocabulary of common English words, phrases, and sentences. /ˈkəʊˌbɒl/ noun 1. a high-level computer programming language designed for general commercial use n. 1960, U.S. Defense Department acronym, from “Common Business-Oriented Language.” COBOL (kō’bôl’) […]
- Cobol-1961 extended
language A short-lived separation of COBOL specifications. [Sammet 1969, p. 339]. (1994-10-28)
- Cobol fingers
jargon /koh’bol fing’grz/ Reported from Sweden, a hypothetical disease one might get from coding in COBOL. The language requires code verbose beyond all reason (see candygrammar); thus it is alleged that programming too much in COBOL causes one’s fingers to wear down to stubs by the endless typing. [Jargon File] (1994-12-22)
[kuh-baws, -bos, koh-] /kəˈbɔs, -ˈbɒs, koʊ-/ interjection, Chiefly Northern U.S. 1. (used to summon cows from the pasture.)