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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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As the oldest of four children, Bartel works part time to earn money for school but still makes time for various extracurricular activities, including serving as vice president of the AVC Physics and Engineering Club.
Doreen also makes time to shepherd other women through her work with other outside organizations.
Remarkably, on top of her duties at work and her commitment to her husband and two teenage daughters, Tam still makes time to volunteer at her church and cook meals for elderly neighbors.
Who else could create a game featuring an undead hero who eats brains, tosses his own innards like cherry bombs, and still makes time for the ladies?
Eddie attends Parkman College and works, yet makes time to visit and call his younger brother often.
Still, Hampe makes time to direct opera workshops at universities in Japan, the United States and Europe.
Although O'Dell maintains a busy work schedule, she regularly makes time for philanthropic endeavors.