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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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I PUT my life at risk daily travelling in makeshift chairlifts,' says Shahabuddin, a schoolteacher, walking down towards the bank of the River Indus.
That they mean business is clear when Sandeep said the makeshift tea stall will tour Dakshina Kannada district, including the coastal city of Mangalore, on the basis of invitation.
Families crowded around loved ones, fashioning makeshift tourniquets to stem their bleeding wounds.
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army discovered a makeshift drug lab and seized over 50 kilograms of drugs during a raid earlier this week on the house of a wanted man in east Lebanon, the military said in a statement over the weekend.
Athens: The death toll in the sinking of a makeshift boat carrying migrants off a Greek island near the Turkish coast rose to 21 after another body was found on a beach, police said.
The ministry has also approved an alternative location for the fourth makeshift worshipping venues (Imam Al-Sajjad), and property deeds and earmarked budged would be finalised.
Police said the lightning struck the tin-roofed makeshift mosque as a storm accompanied by thunderbolts lashed the neighbourhood at the remote frontier village where waterway is the only means of communication with Dharmapasha sub-district and Sunamganj district.
Derby Consolation: 4-5 Makeshift, 4 Coolykereen Imp, 11-2 Piercestown Sand, 6 Croom Star, 10 Hey Gringo, Ballymac Mitsy.
The protest is designed to demonstrate that the Bulgarian government is tolerating the construction of illegal ghettos all over the country, and the VMRO activists state that the removal of their makeshift building would mean the existence of double standards in which the government does not dare tackle the illegal settlements of the Roma.
Many of the area's homeless are allowed to create makeshift homes in undeveloped parts of the desert near the Kern County border.
Four inmates who escaped from a women's prison by using a makeshift ladder to scale the perimeter fence were still at large last night.
Others evolved into makeshift operations, such as a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base lab in Ohio, where scientists finally solved the problem of a 10-year roof leak by building a second, indoor building - complete with roof and walls -- around their instruments.