(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].
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 […]
noun 1. Physics. See under (def 2). [rel-uh-tiv-i-tee] /ˌrɛl əˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun 1. the state or fact of being . 2. Physics. a theory, formulated essentially by Albert Einstein, that all motion must be defined to a frame of reference and that space and time are , rather than absolute concepts: it consists of […]