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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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Hazelgrave has been accused of handling a stolen Vauxhall Zafira and Nokia mobile phone, making off without paying for fuel twice and stealing car registration plates.
Summary: A man is on trial for stabbing a woman and making off with her handbag.
Summary: A masked armed man robbed a branch of Bank of Beirut in the Metn town of Dhour Choueir Thursday afternoon, making off with $8,000, a security source told The Daily Star.
MASKED robbers armed with a knife and a metal bar threatened a Midland pub worker before making off with cash from a safe.
The cash was ready for transport when they arrived, and the pair wielded a gun to force staff into a bathroom before making off with the money, in both dollars and euros.
Then they shot dead five guards who were sleeping inside the bank, before making off with the cash, according to LA Times.
MASKED raiders targeted a city centre jewellers for the second time in a month making off with a haul of gems thought to be worth more than pounds 500,000.
THREE men robbed a woman, making off with a large quantity of cash, police revealed yesterday.
He demanded money from the two shop assistants before making off.
NEWHALL - Three armed men using walkie-talkies took over a bank Thursday, making off with more than $30,000 and leaving two customers injured, according to authorities.
A MAN armed with a knife threatened staff at a takeaway before making off with cash.
A person approached the counter at Jan's Place, on Waterloo Road, in Sulgrave, before making off with the box containing a quantity of cash.