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symbol for the element strontiumstrontium
[from Strontian, a Scottish town], a metallic chemical element; symbol Sr; at. no. 38; at. wt. 87.62; m.p. 769°C;; b.p. 1,384°C;; sp. gr. 2.6 at 20°C;; valence +2.
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Abbr. for “styrene rubber.”
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Synchronizing Resources.

A language for concurrent programming.

"Resources" encapsulate processes and variables they share. Each Resource can be separately compiled. "Operations" provide the primary mechanism for process interaction.

SR provides a novel integration of the mechanisms for invoking and servicing operations. Consequently, it supports local and remote procedure call, rendezvous, message passing, dynamic process creation, multicast, semaphores and shared memory.

Version 2.2 has been ported to Sun-3, Sun-4, Decstation, SGI Iris, HP PA, HP 9000/300, NeXT, Sequent Symmetry, DG AViiON, RS/6000, Multimax, Apollo and others.

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["An Overview of the SR Language and Implementation", G. Andrews, ACM TOPLAS 10:51-86 (Jan 1988)].

["The SR Programming Language: Concurrency in Practice", G.R. Andrews et al, Benjamin/Cummings 1993, ISBN 0-8053-0088-0].


The country code for Suriname.
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