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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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And while nearly a third of adults (29%) thought their children preferred spending time playing on a computer, just 15% of kids chose computing as the best way to pass the time, compared to 22% who chose make-believe play.
According to the New York Daily News, Evans told KDVR-TV that he was merely playing a game during recess at the school when he threw an imaginary grenade into a box that contained make-believe evil forces.
That people will ignore their jobs and the government because they're lost in a make-believe world?
Sir - As we embrace the festive season and enter a magical land of make-believe is it purely coincidental that the UK has approved 10 new opencast coal mines and China is building new coal-fired power stations with a capacity greater (Oh
We are hard men for hard times, and we want hard make-believe conundrums.
But del Toro is very much pushing the ``either'' in the either/or equation, blurring the lines beautifully to show that the boundaries between what we see as reality and make-believe don't exist at all.
The last condition is young children's engagement in well-developed make-believe play.
McDonald's 'Summer of Happy Meal(R) Fun' Line-up Offers Make-Believe Adventure Inspired by Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Theme Park Attraction -- July 7 through August 3, 2006
His latest exhibition, "Expedition," though also the visible manifestation of an elaborate fiction, this time a make-believe safari, also suggests that Zaiser is on an excursion along his own artistic frontier.
Whether LeRoy is gay, female, transgender, or just make-believe, San Francisco LGBT youth say they feel they've been duped.
The factory not only sells its workers' time at the keyboard, but as the players move through the levels, they wrack up virtual gold coins and other make-believe rewards.