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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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World Card Making Day celebrates the very personal and meaningful connections that handmade cards create between friends and family members," said Stacy Croninger, editor-in-chief of Paper Crafts magazine.
Golden eagles are making day trips over to the islands," says Tim Coonan, terrestrial biologist for the park service.
PIZZA TIME: Pupils from Grange Moor Primary School (above and right) enjoy a Pizza Making day at Orlando's Restaurant, Grange Moor
The ultimate gift for a cheese lover is the Cheese Making Day where customers can get fully and actively involved in the cheese making process by experiencing a 'day in the life of a cheese maker'.
Addressing a function in Kandi Khodakhel (Badhber) of his constituency, he said that service of the people is his priority, saying he is making day night efforts for the achievement of the purpose of his election.
Celebration of this year's World Card Making Day, Independent Stampin' Up
KINGSBURY Water Park is organising a willow hut making day on Sunday, September 4.
It beat Gordon Banks's EUR180,971 from the sale of his medal from the history- making day in July.
The Stockton South Labour MP is appalled by major shops treating December 25 as a money - making day.