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(computer science)
To transform the representation of data.


1. (Or "REC", "Regular Expression Converter") A string processing language that combined the pattern matching and transformation operations of COMIT with the recursive data structures of Lisp.

["Convert", A. Guzman et al, CACM 9(8):604-615, Aug 1966].

2. An early language to convert programs and data from one language to another.

["CONVERT Manual", OLI Systems Inc, Oct 1976].
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Its flagship product, Convert Experiments[TM], is a one-code installation solution that provides risk-free testing of large groups of landing pages through deep integrations with major eCommerce platforms and analytics tools.
This fact is important not only for Muslims who convert to Christianity but because, in the last 30 years, apostasy has become the main instrument to eliminate political adversaries.
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In the event a Converting Stockholder tenders shares and later decides that it does not want to convert shares, such Converting Stockholder will need to make arrangements with Continental to withdraw the tender.
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