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/konz/ or /kons/ [LISP, "construct"] A Lisp function which takes an element H and a list T and returns a new list whose head is H and whose tail is T.

In Lisp, "cons" is the most fundamental operation for building structures. It actually takes any two objects and returns a "dotted-pair" or two-branched tree with one object hanging from each branch. Because the result of a cons is an object, it can be used to build binary trees of any shape and complexity.
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SALT LAKE CITY, July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 25, 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con ( http://saltlakecomiccon.
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VP BUSINESS: Prog Mgr/Agcy SVCS: Cpns, Personal, Cards, Prems, Items CHARGE: Per M/Retainer SPEC: Cons, B-to-B, Fund, Fin Svcs, Publ, Cont Progs INF0: Broc, Smpl
Birmingham Selly Oak: Con 4483, Lab 4954, Lib Dem 2207.
SOUTH WARWICKSHIRE AND RUGBY ADMIRALS Peter Butlin (Con) 772 Chris Holman (Lib Dem) 76 Peter Reynolds (Green) 133 Steve Roberts (Trade Unionists & Socialists Against Cuts) 43 John Wells (Lab) 568 Con hold ALCESTER Andrew Foster (Lab) 290 Mike Gittus (Con) 1207 Suan Juned (Lib Dem) 807 Karen Varga (Green) 125 Con hold ASTON CANTLOW Trevor Honychurch (Lib Dem) 249 John Horner (Con) 1407 Bruce Knight (Green) 197 Janice Sewell (Lab) 172 Con hold BIDFORD?
Through Con Edison's PowerYourWay program, residents of New York City and Westchester County are able to switch to another energy supplier while still having their energy delivered by Con Edison, the energy company New Yorkers have trusted for over 180 years.
Tenemos operaciones combinadas en Florida y California y nos hemos concentrado en oportunidades en la Costa este con fines de expansion.
Con artists tend to act irrationally--their criminal behavior more the result of flawed character than of adverse social conditions or greed alone.
Se calcula que en el primer ano del acuerdo, las exportaciones llegaran a 140,000 vehiculos, con un arancel del 1.
According to a Con Edison spokesperson, the benefits are based on the amount of its own equipment it can remove from the street, including rectifiers and mains.
Los clientes depositan su confianza en los abogados de Steel Hector, quienes ademas de poseer una vasta experiencia, cuentan con recursos juridicos en diversas jurisdicciones que les permiten alcanzar los objetivos comerciales y de inversion de sus clientes en todas las Americas.
Representatives have been meeting with Con Edison officials, who now intend to file a new proposal with the Public Service Commission (PSC) to institute rebates and even cash inducements to help phase-out reliance on DC power.