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make

1. Bridge the contract to be played
2. Cards a player's turn to shuffle

make

[′māk]
(electricity)
Closing of relay, key, or other contact.

Make

(programming, tool)
The Unix tool to automate the recompilation, linking etc. of programs, taking account of the interdependencies of modules and their modification times. Make reads instructions from a "makefile" which specifies a set of targets to be built, the files they depend on and the commands to execute in order to produce them.

Most C systems come with a make. There is also one produce by GNU.

["Make - A Program for Maintaining Computer Programs", A.I. Feldman, TR No 57, Bell Labs Apr 1977].

make

A developer's "build" utility that causes a program to be compiled, tested, packaged and deployed. It executes a file of commands (the "makefile") that identifies the files in the project and the tasks to be performed. Stemming from the Unix world, variations for Windows and other platforms have been developed. See build and Ant.
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Then we fell into bed and, after about half an hour touching and stroking each other we began to make love.
Marcus likes to make love early in the day because that's when his testosterone level is at its highest.
TV'S newly-wed Naked Chef Jamie Oliver recently confessed that he was often too tired to make love to his wife Jules because he was so exhausted from working long hours.
Jimmy claims he was unable to make love to the pop star after she had two boob jobs.
Even when we were peeling the spuds all we were thinking about was finishing as soon as possible so we could make love.
Leah is very highly-sexed and will make love as often as possible.