(GRE) A protocol which allows an arbitrary network protocol A to be transmitted over any other arbitrary network protocol B, by encapsulating the packets of A within GRE packets, which in turn are contained within packets of B.
Defined in RFC 1701 and RFC 1702 (GRE over IP).
- Generic thunk
programming A software mechanism that allows a 16-bit Windows application to load and call a Win32 DLL under Windows NT and Windows 95. See also flat thunk, universal thunk. (1999-04-05)
- Generic type variable
programming (Also known as a “schematic type variable”). Different occurrences of a generic type variable in a type expression may be instantiated to different types. Thus, in the expression let id x = x in (id True, id 1) id’s type is (for all a: a -> a). The universal quantifier “for all a:” means […]
[ah-li-ey-nee ge-ne-ris; English ey-lahy-ee-nahy jen-er-is, ey-lee-] /ˌɑ lɪˈeɪ ni ˈgɛ nɛ rɪs; English ˌeɪ laɪˈi naɪ ˈdʒɛn ər ɪs, ˌeɪ li-/ adjective, Latin. 1. of another kind. [ah-mee-koo s hoo-mah-nee ge-ne-ris; English uh-mahy-kuh s hyoo-mey-nahy jen-uh-ris, uh-mee-kuh s hyoo-mey-nee] /ɑˈmi kʊs huˈmɑ ni ˈgɛ nɛ rɪs; English əˈmaɪ kəs hyuˈmeɪ naɪ ˈdʒɛn ə rɪs, əˈmi […]
[jen-uh-ros-i-tee] /ˌdʒɛn əˈrɒs ɪ ti/ noun, plural generosities. 1. readiness or liberality in giving. 2. freedom from meanness or smallness of mind or character. 3. a act: We thanked him for his many generosities. 4. largeness or fullness; amplitude. /ˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. willingness and liberality in giving away one’s money, time, etc; magnanimity […]