A language for the GE-255 series, like COBOL with some ALGOL features added, in use around 1964-5. GECOM included many of the early COBOL constructs including report writer and TABSOL (programming by truth table). Another (planned but unimplemented?) component was FRINGE.
[Sammet 1969, p. 329].
[ged] /gɛd/ noun, plural (especially collectively) ged (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) geds. Scot. and North England. 1. any fish of the pike family. 1. general educational development. 2. general equivalency diploma. noun See General Equivalency Diploma 1. general equivalency diploma 2. general educational development
/ɡəˈdɑːkt; -ˈdækt/ noun 1. (music) a flutelike stopped metal diapason organ pipe
[ged-l-ahy-uh, gi-dahl-yuh] /ˌgɛd lˈaɪ ə, gɪˈdɑl yə/ noun 1. the governor of Judah after its conquest by Babylon. II Kings 25:22–26. made great by Jehovah. (1.) the son of Jeduthum (1 Chr. 25:3, 9). (2.) The grandfather of the prophet Zephaniah, and the father of Cushi (Zeph. 1:1). (3.) One of the Jewish nobles who […]
John Reynolds, 1970. “GEDANKEN – A Simple Typeless Language Based on the Principle of Completeness and the Reference Concept”, J.C. Reynolds, CACM 13(5):308-319 (May 1970). [Jargon File] /g*-dahn’kn/ Ungrounded; impractical; not well-thought-out; untried; untested. “Gedanken” is a German word for “thought”. A thought experiment is one you carry out in your head. In physics, the […]