(GPL) An ALGOL 60 variant with user-definable types and operators.
[Sammet 1969, p. 195].
[“The GPL Language”, J.V. Garwick et al, TER-05, CDC, Palo Alto 1969].
- General purpose macro-generator
language (GPM) An early text-processing language similar to TRAC, implemented on the Atlas 2 by Christopher Strachey. [“A General Purpose Macrogenerator”, C. Strachey, Computer J 8(3):225-241, Oct 1965]. (2006-07-21)
noun, (used with a singular verb) Military. 1. a condition of readiness for combat on a warship, during which crew members remain at their battle stations and have guns and ammunition ready for immediate loading.
- General recursion theorem
mathematics Cantor’s theorem, originally stated for ordinals, which extends inductive proof to recursive construction. The proof is by pasting together “attempts” (partial solutions). [Better explanation?] (1995-06-15)
noun, Law. 1. See under (def 10). [rool] /rul/ noun 1. a principle or regulation governing conduct, action, procedure, arrangement, etc.: the rules of chess. 2. the code of regulations observed by a religious order or congregation: the Franciscan rule. 3. the customary or normal circumstance, occurrence, manner, practice, quality, etc.: the rule rather than […]