A short-lived separation of COBOL specifications.
[Sammet 1969, p. 339].
- 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.)
[koh-buh t, -bot] /ˈkoʊ bət, -bɒt/ noun 1. a computer-controlled robotic apparatus that assists a human worker, as on an assembly line, by guiding or redirecting motions initiated by the worker who provides the motive power. noun a robot designed to assist or guide human beings on a specific task, esp. in restricted physical situation […]
[koh-burg] /ˈkoʊ bɜrg/ noun 1. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario: summer resort. [koh-burg] /ˈkoʊ bɜrg/ noun 1. a piece-dyed or printed twill dress fabric or lining cloth. /ˈkəʊˌbɜːɡ/ noun 1. (sometimes capital) a rounded loaf with a cross cut on the top Also called coburg loaf /ˈkəʊbɜːɡ; German ˈkoːbʊrk/ […]