[gof-er-ing] /ˈgɒf ər ɪŋ/
a decorative or ornamental frill, ruffle, etc.
[gof-er] /ˈgɒf ər/
an ornamental plaiting used for frills and borders, as on women’s caps.
verb (used with object)
to flute (a frill, ruffle, etc.), as with a heated iron.
to press pleats into (a frill)
to decorate (the gilt edges of a book) with a repeating pattern
an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats
the decoration formed by goffering books
the iron or tool used in making goffers
language A definitional constraint language for declarative parallel programming. Goffin systematically integrates equational constraints and functions within a uniform framework of concurrent programming. Goffin is an embedding of a functional language kernel (Haskell) into a layer of constraint logic, which allows logical variables inside functional expressions. In order to preserve referential transparency, functional reduction suspends […]
[gofs-toun] /ˈgɒfsˌtaʊn/ noun 1. a town in S New Hampshire.
- Go figure
verb try to figure it out, try to figure out why, etc. Usage Note colloquial verb phrase To try to understand, esp something contradictory or astonishing: Evidence that drug abuse and street crime derive principally from absence of strong fathers. Go figure/ Who knows. Go figure people [fr Yiddish gey vays, ”go know”]
noun 1. a card game for two or more persons similar to the game of authors.