<programming language>

A language for linear programming problems in a materials processing and transportation network.

["AMBUSH - An Advanced Model Builder for Linear Programming", T.R. White et al, National Petroleum Refiners Assoc Comp Conf (Nov 1971)].

(01 Mar 1995)

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1. To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy. "By ambushed men behind their temple ai, We have the king of Mexico betrayed." (Dryden)

2. To attack by ambush; to waylay.

Origin: OE. Enbussen, enbushen, OF. Embushier, embuissier, F. Embucher, embusquer, fr. LL. Imboscare; in + LL. Boscus, buscus, a wood; akin to G. Bush, E. Bush. See Ambuscade, Buh.

1. A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare. "Heaven, whose high walls fear no assault or siege Or ambush from the deep." (Milton)

2. A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise. "Bold in close ambush, base in open field." (Dryden)

3. The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait. "The ambush arose quickly out of their place." (Josh. Viii. 19) To lay an ambush, to post a force in ambush.

Origin: F. Embuche, fr. The verb. See Ambush.

(01 Mar 1998)

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