fine uncoined silver in lumps of various sizes usually bearing a banker’s or assayer’s stamp or mark, formerly used in China as a medium of exchange.
silver ingots formerly used as a medium of exchange in China
noun 1. (in India) a groom; stable attendant. noun 1. (formerly, in India) a servant employed to look after horses, drive carriages, etc 2. (in Malaysia) a driver or chauffeur
noun 1. a maple, Acer pseudoplatanus, of Europe and western Asia, having gray bark and opposite, lobed leaves: grown as a shade tree.
Lapidus & Goldstein, 1965. Symbol manipulating Fortran subroutine package for IBM 7094, later CDC 6600. [“Some Experiments in Algebraic Manipulation”, CACM 8:501-508 1965]. (1995-03-16)
adjective 1. serving as a symbol of something (often followed by of). 2. of, relating to, or expressed by a symbol. 3. characterized by or involving the use of symbols: a highly symbolic poem. 4. (in semantics, especially formerly) pertaining to a class of words that express only relations. Compare notional (def 7). 5. Computers. […]