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gambit

Chess an opening move in which a chessman, usually a pawn, is sacrificed to secure an advantageous position

Gambit

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A variant of Scheme R3.99 supporting the future construct of Multilisp by Marc Feeley <feeley@iro.umontreal.ca>. Implementation includes optimising compilers for Macintosh (with Toolbox and built-in editor) and Motorola 680x0 Unix systems and HP300, BBN GP100 and NeXT. Version 2.0 conforms to the IEEE Scheme standard.

Gambit used PVM as its intermediate language.

ftp://acorn.cs.brandeis.edu/dist, ftp://ftp.cso.uiuc.edu/pub/amiga/fish/f7/ff764/Gambit_Terp. ftp://ftp.iro.umontreal.ca/pub/parallele/gambit/.

Mailing list: gambit@trex.umontreal.ca.
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Introduced in the comic books in 1990, Gambit - also known as Remy LeBeau - is a mutant with the ability to mentally create, control and manipulate pure kinetic energy.
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TRAINER Tom Tate yesterday announced that he will try to overturn the controversial decision not to award the pounds 150,000 John Smith's Cup to his Kings Gambit, writes David Carr.
The Michael Bell-trained gelding, a well-backed 5-1 chance, held the persistent challenge of Kings Gambit (14-1) by a short head under 3lb claimer Martin Lane.
CarneyVale: Showtime was developed by the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab(1), a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the multi-agency Interactive Digital Media R&D Programme Office (IDMPO) hosted by the Media Development Authority of Singapore and with support from the National Research Foundation.
Robbie Keane sits down to meet the media at Melwood after completing his move to Liverpool from Tottenham and offers this as his opening gambit.
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British actor Gareth Hunt, best known as secret agent Mike Gambit on 1970s spy series "The New Avengers," died March 14 at his home south of London of pancreatic cancer.
Bush's congressional allies had used a similarly dishonest gambit in an attempt to preserve the extra-constitutional powers claimed by the president.
THOMAS, ON -- "In child protection proceedings, the children are the innocent focus of the hearing; they cannot be used as pawns in a procedural gambit between the parents and the [Children's Aid] Society that could result in harm accruing to them," was repeated as a much argued case of seven children removed from parents by a children's aid society, found an echo in another court room.