Afrikaans (usually preceded by the).
an active volcano in the Philippines, on SW Luzon, on an island in Taal Lake: eruptions 1749, 1873, 1911. 1050 feet (320 meters).
(South African) the taal, language: usually, by implication, Afrikaans
an active volcano in the Philippines, on S Luzon on an island in the centre of Lake Taal. Height: 300 m (984 ft). Area of lake: 243 sq km (94 sq miles)
a sandy place, an ancient royal city of the Canaanites, on the south-western border of the plain of Esdraelon, 4 miles south of Megiddo. Its king was conquered by Joshua (12:21). It was assigned to the Levites of the family of Kohath (17:11-18; 21:25). It is mentioned in the song of Deborah (Judg. 5:19). It […]
- System control language
language (SCL) The command language for the VME/B operating system on the ICL2900. SCL was block structured and supported strings, lists of strings (“superstrings”), integer, Boolean, and array types. You could trigger a block whenever a condition on a variable value occured. It supported macros and default arguments. Commands were treated like procedure calls. [“VME/B […]
- System catalog
database The data dictionary of a DBMS. The system catalogue stores meta-data including the schemas of the databases. It is a mini-database, and is usually stored using the DBMS itself in special tables called system tables. It maybe referred to as being “on line”, as it is active, and can be queried by users like […]
- System call
operating system, programming The mechanism used by an application program to request service from the operating system. System calls often use a special machine code instruction which causes the processor to change mode (e.g. to “supervisor mode” or “protected mode”). This allows the OS to perform restricted actions such as accessing hardware devices or the […]