verb (used without object)
to smile in a silly, self-conscious way.
verb (used with object)
to say with a simper.
a silly, self-conscious smile.
(intransitive) to smile coyly, affectedly, or in a silly self-conscious way
(transitive) to utter (something) in a simpering manner
a simpering smile; smirk
Simulation language, descendant of OPS-4, compiled into PL/I on Multics. “The SIMPL Primer”, M.W. Jones et al, Oct 1971.
adjective, simpler, simplest. 1. easy to understand, deal with, use, etc.: a simple matter; simple tools. 2. not elaborate or artificial; plain: a simple style. 3. not ornate or luxurious; unadorned: a simple gown. 4. unaffected; unassuming; modest: a simple manner. 5. not complicated: a simple design. 6. not complex or compound; single. 7. occurring […]
- Simple absence
simple absence sim·ple absence (sĭm’pəl) n. A brief loss or impairment of consciousness accompanied by the abrupt onset of spasms or twitchings of cephalic muscles that produce a 3 per second pattern of spikes and waves on an electroencephalogram. Also called pure absence.
- Simple actor language
language (SAL) A minimal actor language, used for teaching in: [“Actors, A Model of Concurrent Computation in Distributed Systems”, G. Agha, MIT Press 1986]. (1994-12-08)