(ICL) A UK hardware and software manufacturer specialising in systems integration in selected markets, supported by its service and technology businesses. ICL operates in over 80 countries worldwide, with 24000 employees and revenues of £2.6 billion in 1993.
ICL produced George 2, George 3, VME, OpenVME, Series 39, DME, CME, the ICL 1900 and ICL 2900 series.
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noun 1. a system of maritime signals adopted by many of the maritime nations of the world, using flag, semaphore, and Morse codes in which letters or letter combinations are given arbitrary designations readily understood without requiring translation.
noun 1. a code used at sea by the navies of certain nations, using a series of flags representing digits from zero through nine.
- International business machines
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- Internet protocol version 4
networking, protocol The version of Internet Protocol in widespread use in 2000. (2000-12-19)