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flip

1. a somersault, esp one performed in the air, as in a dive, rather than from a standing position
2. same as nog

FLIP

[flip]
(naval architecture)

FLIP

(1)
An early assembly language on the G-15.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].

FLIP

(2)
["FLIP User's Manual", G. Kahn, TR 5, INRIA 1981].

FLIP

(3)
Formal LIst Processor.

An early language for pattern-matching on Lisp structures, similar to CONVERT.

["FLIP, A Format List Processor", W. Teitelman, Memo MAC-M-263, MIT 1966].
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