a square containing integers arranged in an equal number of rows and columns so that the sum of the integers in any row, column, or diagonal is the same.
a square array of rows of integers arranged so that the sum of the integers is the same when taken vertically, horizontally, or diagonally
A square that contains numbers arranged in equal rows and columns such that the sum of each row, column, and sometimes diagonal is the same.
- Magic switch story
Some years ago, I was snooping around in the cabinets that housed the MIT AI Lab’s PDP-10, and noticed a little switch glued to the frame of one cabinet. It was obviously a homebrew job, added by one of the lab’s hardware hackers (no-one knows who). You don’t touch an unknown switch on a computer […]
- Magic wand
noun 1. a thin rod brandished by a conjuror in peforming magic tricks 2. any seemingly magical solution to a difficult problem: there is no magic wand for us to fix it
- Magic word
noun permission; that which permits an event Word Origin from a gag on Groucho Marx’s “You Bet Your Life Show” Usage Note in the phrase ‘(say) the magic word’
/məˈɡɪlp/ noun 1. (arts) a variant spelling of megilp