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simple

1. Chem (of a substance or material) consisting of only one chemical compound rather than a mixture of compounds
2. Maths
a. (of a fraction) containing only integers
b. (of an equation) containing variables to the first power only; linear
c. (of a root of an equation) occurring only once; not multiple
3. Biology not divided into parts
4. Music relating to or denoting a time where the number of beats per bar may be two, three, or four
5. a plant, esp a herbaceous plant, having medicinal properties

simple

[′sim·pəl]
(biology)
Made up of one piece.
Unbranched.
Consisting of identical units, as a simple tissue.

SIMPLE

(1)
Early system on Datatron 200 series. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).

SIMPLE

(2)
Simulation of Industrial Management Problems with Lots of Equations. R.K. Bennett, 1958. Predecessor to DYNAMO, for IBM 704.

SIMPLE

(SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions) Enhancements that add instant messaging and presence to the SIP protocol. Developed by the SIMPLE working group of the IETF, SIMPLE adds buddy list subscriptions and notifications and instant messaging commands.

SIMPLE has two modes. Session mode, which is the more efficient mode, sets up the call and provides a raft of features including conferencing. Page mode uses no call setup and is more like a short messaging service for delivering one-shot messages and announcements.

The IETF's Instant Messaging and Presence Protocol (IMPP) working group, from which the SIMPLE group was split off, focuses on helping people build gateways to SIMPLE from other IM systems. In 2001, AOL said it would support SIMPLE, but subsequently abandoned its plans. See SIP.
References in classic literature ?
Mehevi was in fact the greatest of the chiefs--the head of his clan--the sovereign of the valley; and the simplicity of the social institutions of the people could not have been more completely proved than by the fact, that after having been several weeks in the valley, and almost in daily intercourse with Mehevi, I should have remained until the time of the festival ignorant of his regal character.
There complexity engendered license, and here disease; whereas simplicity in music was the parent of temperance in the soul; and simplicity in gymnastic of health in the body.
Ramshorn put one or two leading professional questions to Amelia, to see whether she was awakened, whether she was a professing Christian and so forth, and finding from the simplicity of Mrs.
No," he said to himself, "however good that life of simplicity and toil may be, I cannot go back to it.
He let them do so in the innocence of his heart and the simplicity of his mind.
A certain simplicity of thought is common to serene souls at both ends of the social scale.
He stared without winking in a perfect immobility of his round eyes, as he was used to stare at the various members of the criminal class when, after being duly cautioned, they made their statements in the tones of injured innocence, or false simplicity, or sullen resignation.
SEC Registered Investment Advisor Announces Trademark: Transparency, Simplicity, Peace of Mind
Global Banking News-March 2, 2015--HomeStreet and Simplicity Bancorp to complete merger
Dilworth illuminates a great variety of philosophical ideas, often in binary pairs requiring subtle distinctions--for instance, perspective and worldview, knowledge and understanding, transcendent and transcendental, universal and property, a priori and analytic, a posteriori and synthetic, emergence and reduction, existence and being, being and nothingness, identity and difference, paradox and contradiction, and, at its core, simplicity and complexity.
Citi announces the launch of Citi Simplicity Credit Card in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).