1. System Control Language.
2. Symbolic Communication Language. Designed primarily for the manipulation of symbolic formulas. Featured pattern matching (which was partly the inspiration for SNOBOL), string operations in buffers, and automatic storage management. “A Language for Symbolic Communication”, C.Y. Lee et al, Tech Mem 62-3344-4, Bell Labs, Sept 1962.
verb (used with object) 1. to scrape (the ground) with the head of the club just before impact with the ball. verb (used without object) 2. to sclaff the ground with the club. noun 3. a sclaffing stroke. verb 1. Also duff. to cause (the club) to hit (the ground behind the ball) when making […]
noun, verb (used without object), Scot. and North England. 1. sklent. noun 1. any slanting surface, as a slope. 2. a sideways or oblique movement. 3. a sideways glance. verb (used without object) 4. to move or lie on a slant. 5. to deviate from a straight course. 6. to deviate from the truth; lie.
1. variant of sclero- before a vowel: sclerenchyma. scler- pref. Variant of sclero-.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a dense, white, fibrous membrane that, with the cornea, forms the external covering of the eyeball. noun 1. the firm white fibrous membrane that forms the outer covering of the eyeball Also called sclerotic sclera scle·ra (sklēr’ə) n. pl. scle·ras or scle·rae (sklēr’ē) The tough fibrous tunic forming the outer envelope of […]