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1. (of a colour) having violet, blue, or green predominating; cold
2. (of jazz) characteristic of the late 1940s and early 1950s, economical and rhythmically relaxed
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CLIPS Object-Oriented Language?


A C++ class library developed at Texas Instruments that defines containers like Vectors, List, Hash_Table, etc. It uses a shallow hierarchy with no common base class. The functionality is close to Common Lisp data structures (like libg++). The template syntax is very close to Cfront 3.x and g++ 2.x.

JCOOL's main difference from COOL and GECOOL is that it uses real C++ templates instead of a similar syntax that is preprocessed by a special 'cpp' distributed with COOL and GECOOL.


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Combined object-oriented Language.

An object-oriented language from the ITHACA Esprit project, which combines C-based languages with database technology.
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A family of tools from Sterling Software for modeling and developing enterprise applications for every major hardware platform. Later owned and marketed by Computer Associates (CA), which purchased Sterling Software in 2000, the product line continues to provide business and data modeling for the enterprise. Look for the COOL products under the CA name of "Advantage Developer Series."
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References in classic literature ?
After once giving utterance to her will, Ginevra affected inconceivable coolness. She opened the piano and sang, played charming nocturnes and scherzos with a grace and sentiment which displayed a perfect freedom of mind, thus triumphing over her father, whose darkling face showed no softening.
There is nothing more horrible than the coolness and precise reasoning of notaries amid the many passionate scenes in which they are accustomed to take part.
He spoke with emotion but also with a debater's coolness and logic.
A conference on incarceration, held on a September weekend and featuring Angela Davis and other luminaries of the California left, brought a temporary influx of black faces to the campus but barely roused any students from their dorms, and those who were around walked by the outdoor guerrilla theater performances with the same studied coolness usually bestowed on ragged nutcases waving Bibles.
The verandah was draped with vine like a rainforest: it sprouted luxuriant ferns - too many pots to ever move She kept windows shut to stop the green lake escaping, Its coolness was filled with a muddy odour of gas On the verandah a snake coiled around a pot She hit it with a stick, fell and broke her hip It was the most expensive snake she'd ever killed
Coolness under fire is an attractive personality trait.
The growing coolness among Catholics towards dialogue between Christians is obvious.
Start with warm or tepid water, and gradually increase the coolness, giving your body time to adjust.
The wind carried in it a charismatic coolness I'd been missing all summer with the heat so strong.
The plot revolves around a woman who depends on war for her personal survival and who is nicknamed Mother Courage for her coolness in safeguarding her merchandise under enemy fire.
Lord was particularly fascinated by the daring of one Cornishman who fell into a shaft 1,300 feet deep only to emerge unscathed minutes later "by an astonishing combination of coolness, strength, and luck." As he climbed out of the pit, the Cornishman remarked matter-of-factly, "By the bloody 'ell.
There may never be a way to hold them when The sun leaves the raw avenues in coolness As it passes overhead, as if forever, again.