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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




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.


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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The political coolness everyone can agree on is to be anti-Trump.
forced coolness (aka forced hip): An artificial image that a company projects to appeal to the younger generation when the company is not really cool or hip at all.
Some of these assumptions were shared; for example, the observation that coolness represents a mode of affect control and also, given the shifts in modernity, the fact that multiple iterations of such expression become possible, depending on "individual, ethnic, and national difference" (p.
Polo Ralph Lauren Blue bottles the coolness of the ocean, the warmth of the sands and the smooth touch of a light sea breeze.
Nostalgia itself gained a coolness and an edge it hadn't enjoyed since the 60s and best of all, it's a style that has never gone out of fashion.
There's an odd mix of intensity and coolness in his 2010 album, "Passport to the Blues,'' with songs such as "Duke's Evening Blues'' rolling with a casual sensuality, while other songs, such as "Girl Let Me Tell Ya'' resonating with a sort of classic blues feel that washes your troubles away.
Scholars of American studies explore the conjunction between the appeal and the rejection of American culture since the end of the Cold War, and the many ways in which the Americanness of popular and mass culture has been mediated on local, regional, and national levels through the knowledge work of coolness as an affective force.
That coolness can turn tepid if the product appears to be losing its edginess, they also found.
VVJOE Tizzard could have been forgiven if the adrenaline had been in full flow after Cue Card's exhilarating display from the front in the Haldon Gold Cup, but he was coolness personified when riding Theatre Guide half an hour later in the 2m11/2fnovice chase.
So the pair started an academic investigation to find the nature of coolness with the help of 350 students.
Instead, the remaining propositions highlighted the shifting meanings attached to ideas of hotness and coolness during the 1970s, in slang, graphic design, and celebrity culture.
Ruby's coolness in her manner of narrating the novel's deaths is one reason why the novel is funny rather than mournful.