(Or “Kleene closure”, named after Stephen Kleene) The postfix “*” operator used in regular expressions, Extended Backus-Naur Form, and similar formalisms to specify a match for zero or more occurrences of the preceding expression. For example, the regular expression “be*t” would match the string “bt”, “bet”, “beet”, “beeeeet”, and so on.
[klee-neks] /ˈkli nɛks/ Trademark. 1. a brand name for a soft, disposable paper tissue, used especially as a handkerchief. /ˈkliːnɛks/ noun (pl) -ex, -exes 1. trademark a kind of soft paper tissue, used esp as a handkerchief n. 1925, proprietary name, registered by Cellucotton Products Company, Neenah, Wisconsin, U.S.; later Kimberly-Clark Corp. An arbitrary alteration […]
[klahy-buh r] /ˈklaɪ bər/ noun 1. Erich [ey-rikh] /ˈeɪ rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1890–1956, Austrian orchestra conductor.
[klahyn] /klaɪn/ noun 1. Felix [fee-liks;; German fey-liks] /ˈfi lɪks;; German ˈfeɪ lɪks/ (Show IPA), 1849–1925, German mathematician. 2. Melanie, 1882–1960, British psychoanalyst, specialist in treatment of children, born in Austria. /klaɪn/ noun 1. Calvin (Richard). born 1942, US fashion designer 2. Melanie. 1882–1960, Austrian psychoanalyst resident in England (from 1926), noted for her work […]
noun, Geometry. 1. a one-sided figure consisting of a tapered tube the narrow end of which is bent back, run through the side of the tube, and flared to join the wide end, thereby allowing any two points on the figure to be joined by an unbroken line. /klaɪn/ noun 1. (maths) a surface formed […]