1. A language by M.E. Lesk for formatting tables, implemented as a preprocessor to nroff.
2. Table Building Language. A simple language by Robert Freiburghouse of MIT which combines user-defined actions into an abstract machine. It can be used to build table-driven predictive parsers and code generators in the MULTICS Fortran compiler and several PL/I compilers, including VAX-11 PL/I.
[“Engineering A Compiler: VAX-11 Code Generation and Optimisation”, P. Anklam et al, Digital Press 1977].
TBM tactical ballistic missile
Theater. 1. total blackout.
noun 1. a U.S. Treasury bond. T-bond United States Treasury bond