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leap

Music a relatively large melodic interval, esp in a solo part

LEAP

Language for the Expression of Associative Procedures.

ALGOL-based formalism for sets and associative retrieval, for TX-2. Became part of SAIL.

"An ALGOL-based Associative Language", J.A. Feldman et al, CACM 12(8):439-449 (Aug 1969).
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Nevertheless, it is a leap in the dark that we have to take.
If, as was first said, an exit vote would be a leap in the dark, how do we now have a list of dire consequences?
Despite being named for a quotation from a Tory ("Civis" Philadelphia, 1776), A Leap in the Dark will occasionally irritate Loyalist readers.