Specification and verification of concurrent systems software. Message passing using named mailboxes. Separately compilable units: routine (procedure, function, or process), type and constant definition, each with a list of access rights.

["Report on the Language Gypsy", A.L. Ambler et al, UT Austin ICSCS-CMP-1976-08-1].

(03 Feb 2009)

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1. One of a vagabond race, whose tribes, coming originally from India, entered Europe in 14th or 15th centry, and are now scattered over Turkey, Russia, Hungary, Spain, England, etc, living by theft, fortune telling, horsejockeying, tinkering, etc.

"Like a right gypsy, hath, at fast and loose, Beguiled me to the very heart of loss." (Shak)

2. The language used by the gypsies.

3. A dark-complexioned person.

4. A cunning or crafty person

Origin: OE. Gypcyan, F. Gyptien Egyptian, gypsy, L. Aegyptius. See Egyptian] [Also spelled gipsy and gypsey.

(16 Mar 1998)

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