Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.


1. A polymorphic language being developed by Stephen Crawley <> of Defence Science & Tech Org, Australia. Alex has abstract data types, type inference and inheritance.

2. <language> An ISWIM-like language with exception handling.

["An Exception Handling Construct for Functional Languages", M. Brez et al, in Proc ESOP88, LNCS 300, Springer 1988].

3. <tool> A scanner generator. Alexis is its input language.

["Alex: A Simple and Efficient Scanner Generator", H. Mossenbock, SIGPLAN Notices 21(5), May 1986].
References in classic literature ?
And while I'm on that, let me warn you about Alex Tracy, four miles north and a half mile east, on the west side of the road.
Even Alex and Alonzo -- I'll never be able to think of those two names separately after this -- are to her just two playfellows who want her to play with them all their lives.
Alex King's well-known style and the happy couple left for their new home in Nova Scotia.
Alex is studying on the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Exercise and Fitness course at Hugh Baird College and is a member of the British Drug Free Powerlifting Association.
Speaking to reporters at ystanbul's Sabiha GE[micro]kE*en Airport on Wednesday before the team headed to Germany for a Europa League match, Yyldyrym said everybody should know that as he had clashed with Alex in his role as a chairman, it was between him and the Brazilian to leave the club.
Katie Price has issued the following statement on the break up of her marriage to Alex Reid.
The Hurricane's former PA and friend Will Robinson said: "It'll be everything Alex wanted it to be.
He has a full time aide who assists with adapting lessons and activities so Alex can perform as typically as possible.
Alex, seven, was on his first fly-fishing trip with dad Martin, 47, and family friend Gary Todd when he caught a huge rainbow trout.
One day, when Alex was busy loading scrap into a wheelbarrow, I gathered my courage and approached him.