Geriatric Resource Assembly
(“Grail”) General Recursive Applicative and Algorithmic Language. FP with polyadic combinators. “Graal: A Functional Programming System with Uncurryfied Combinators and its Reduction Machine”, P. Bellot in ESOP 86, G. Goos ed, LNCS 213, Springer 1986.
[grab] /græb/ verb (used with object), grabbed, grabbing. 1. to seize suddenly or quickly; snatch; clutch: He grabbed me by the collar. 2. to take illegal possession of; seize forcibly or unscrupulously: to grab land. 3. to obtain and consume quickly: Let’s grab a sandwich before going to the movie. 4. Slang. verb (used without […]
- Grab a handful of air
verb phrase To apply the brakes of a truck or bus quickly [1930s+ Truckers; fr the fact that such vehicles have hand-operated air brakes]
noun horseplay that is sexual in nature Examples We don’t want to hear about the politicians playing grab-ass with the interns. Word Origin by 1948 Usage Note slang noun Sexual touching and clutching: less anxious, less suspicious about my merry games of grabarse (1940s+) Related Terms play grab-ass