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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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He has so much to say, and so many jokes to tell, he never makes time for the essential task of establishing his main characters.
Other advantages of the HP 360LX palmtop PC include the high-contrast display with 16 grey shades, increasing visibility and clarity; a month-view PIM that makes time management and organization even more convenient for mobile professionals; and a dedicated storage slot for CompactFlash cards, leaving the PC card slot free for a modem connection.
Although they are commonly called digital VCRs, they require no videocassette, nor do they require tedious programming to record programs, which makes time shifting much easier.
An Oxnard native, he said he still makes time to visit his old high school and elementary school.
Despite his many ongoing projects, Foster still makes time for a solo career by releasing albums such as, &uot;The Symphony Sessions,&uot; which featured original works with the acclaimed 83-piece Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
It's ideal for your wife and kids, if they can't commit to a full day on the water,'' said Mike Bush of Woodland Hills, who makes time on professional bass circuits and recently landed a 4-1/2-pound triggerfish from the dock of Hotel Palmas de Cortez here.
He has demonstrated the finest characteristics of the specialty of family medicine and makes time for public-service activities.
She also makes time to volunteer at the local fair assisting in the auctions in various functions.
He stressed the importance of exercise and told the businessmen how he always makes time to fit swimming into his busy schedule, providing him with quality thinking time.
Sean Biggerstaff is an art-school student who makes time come to a stop while working the graveyard shift at a supermarket so he can undress women.