[lin-duh] /ˈlɪn də/
a female given name: from a Spanish word meaning “pretty.”.
A “coordination language” from Yale, providing a model for concurrency with communication via a shared tuple space. Linda is usually implemented as a subroutine library for a specific base language, as in C-Linda, Fortran-Linda, LindaLISP and Prolog-Linda. It is available from Scientific Computing Associates, Inc. [What is?]
There is a Multi-BinProlog Linda implementation available by (ftp://clement.info.umoncton.ca/).
[“Generative Communication in Linda”, D. Gelernter firstname.lastname@example.org, ACM TOPLAS 7(1):80-112 (1985)].
[“Linda in Context”, N. Carreiro et al, Yale U., CACM 32(4):444-458, Apr 1989].
See also Ease, Lucinda, Melinda.
Linda for Lisp.
[lin-deyn] /ˈlɪn deɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C 6 H 6 Cl 6 , the gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride: used chiefly as an insecticide, delouser, and weed-killer. /ˈlɪndeɪn/ noun 1. a white poisonous crystalline powder with a slight musty odour: used as an insecticide, weedkiller, and, in low concentrations, in […]
/ˈlɪndəmən/ noun 1. Frederick Alexander, 1st Viscount Cherwell. 1886–1957, British physicist, born in Germany; Churchill’s scientific adviser during World War II
[lin-duh-lof, -lawf, -lœf] /ˈlɪn dəˌlɒf, -ˌlɔf, -ˌlœf/ noun, Mathematics. 1. a topological space having the property that every cover consisting of open sets has a subcover consisting of a countable number of subsets.