noun, Billiards, Pool.
string (def 17b).
(billiards) another name for baulk line (sense 1)
- String orchestra
noun 1. an orchestra consisting only of violins, violas, cellos, and double basses
- String oriented interactive compiler
language (STOIC) A language from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. STOIC is similar to FORTH for strings and includes many VAX-specific items. (1998-09-27)
- String oriented symbolic language
language (SNOBOL) A string processing language for text and formula manipulation, developed by David J. Farber, Ralph E. Griswold and Ivan P. Polonsky at Bell Labs in 1962. SNOBOL had only simple control structures but provided a rich string-matching formalism of power comparable to regular expressions but implemented differently. People used it for simple natural […]
noun 1. a long, usually horizontal piece of timber, beam, etc., for strengthening, connecting, or supporting a framework. noun 1. a long horizontal timber beam used to strengthen or support a framework