A systems dialect of PL/I, developed originally for the IBM 801 RISC minicomputer, later used internally for IBM RT and R/6000 development.
[“An Overview of the PL.8 Compiler”, M. Auslander et al, Proc SIGPLAN ’82 Symp on Compiler Writing].
1. . abbreviation 1. Port of London Authority language, music A high-level music programming language, written in SAIL. Pla includes concurrency based on message passing. [“Pla: A Composer’s Idea of a Language”, B. Schottstaedt, Computer Music J 7(1):11-20, Winter 1983]. (1999-06-04)
/plɑːs/ noun 1. (South African) a farm
[plak-uh-buh l, pley-kuh-] /ˈplæk ə bəl, ˈpleɪ kə-/ adjective 1. capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving. /ˈplækəbəl/ adjective 1. easily placated or appeased adj. c.1500, “pleasing,” from Middle French placable “forgiving, conciliatory” and directly from Latin placabilis “easily appeased or pacified,” from placare “to appease” (see placate). From 1580s as “capable of being […]
[plak-ij] /ˈplæk ɪdʒ/ noun 1. a thin facing on a building.