an embroidery stitch consisting of a long chain stitch, usually used in making flower patterns
- Lazy evaluation
reduction An evaluation strategy combining normal order evaluation with updating. Under normal order evaluation (outermost or call-by-name evaluation) an expression is evaluated only when its value is needed in order for the program to return (the next part of) its result. Updating means that if an expression’s value is needed more than once (i.e. it […]
noun, Informal. 1. the deviating eye in . 2. an amblyopic eye. 3. . 4. .
[ley-zee] /ˈleɪ zi/ adjective, lazier, laziest. 1. averse or disinclined to work, activity, or exertion; indolent. 2. causing idleness or indolence: a hot, lazy afternoon. 3. slow-moving; sluggish: a lazy stream. 4. (of a livestock brand) placed on its side instead of upright. verb (used without object), lazied, lazying. 5. to laze. /ˈleɪzɪ/ adjective lazier, […]
- Lazy list
A list which is built using a non-strict constructor. Any head or tail of the list may be an unevaluated closure. Also known as streams since they may be used to carry a sequence of values from the output of one function to an input of another. See also Lazy evaluation.