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pose

Art a physical attitude, esp one deliberately adopted for or represented by an artist or photographer

POSE

(language)
A query language written in 1967.

["POSE: A Language for Posing Problems to Computers", S. Schlesinger et al, CACM 10:279-285, May 1967].
References in classic literature ?
"S'pose you go along Tulagi," Sheldon warned him, "you catch 'm strong fella whipping and you stop along jail three fella year.
"I s'pose she was thinkin' o' your schoolin', lettin' you come down here; but land!
He could see that she was vastly impressed by this vague talk, so he endorsed his pose by random insinuations concerning great wealth, and mentioned familiarly a few names that are handled reverently by the proletariat.
"I s'pose you've been thinking I was never coming to call on you," resumed Miss Cornelia.
I s'pose"--Miss Cornelia looked sharply at Anne over her glasses--"you think there's nobody like him in the world."
And I s'pose the woman he should have married got a man who went into tantrums twice a day."
"I do so want to have my supper with you," sighed Sara Ray, "but I s'pose ma will drag me with her wherever she goes.
I knew it was bad, but I didn't s'pose it was so -- so -- I didn't s'pose it was like THAT."
"Well," said Aunt Chloe, "s'pose dere will; but de Lord lets drefful things happen, sometimes.
S'pose something happened and Injun Joe DIDN'T hang?
There must have been a touch of the melodramatic in my pose and voice, for Maud smiled.
I had an instinct for proportion myself, and I collapsed forthwith, descending from the dominant pose of a master of matter to a state of humble confusion which was, to say the least, very miserable.