storage A formatted, block-oriented, high-reliability, random access tape system used on the Laboratory Instrument Computer. The tape was 3/4″ wide. The funny DECtape is actually a variant of the original LINCtape. According to Wesley Clark, DEC tried to “improve” the LINCtape system, which mechanically, was wonderfully simple and elegant. The DEC version had pressure fingers […]
lincture linc·ture (lĭngk’chər) or linc·tus (-təs) n. A confection.
/ˈlɪŋktəs/ noun (pl) -tuses 1. a syrupy medicinal formulation taken to relieve coughs and sore throats
[lind] /lɪnd/ noun 1. Jenny (Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt”The Swedish Nightingale”) 1820–87, Swedish soprano. /lɪnd/ noun 1. James. 1716–94, British physician. He demonstrated (1754) that citrus fruits can cure and prevent scurvy, a remedy adopted by the British navy in 1796 2. Jenny, original name Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt. 1820–87, Swedish coloratura soprano
[lin-duh] /ˈlɪn də/ noun 1. a female given name: from a Spanish word meaning “pretty.”. language A “coordination language” from Yale, providing a model for concurrency with communication via a shared tuple space. Linda is usually implemented as a subroutine library for a specific base language, as in C-Linda, Fortran-Linda, LindaLISP and Prolog-Linda. It is […]