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lapse

Law the termination of some right, interest, or privilege, as by neglecting to exercise it or through failure of some contingency

LAPSE

(language)
A single assignment language for the Manchester dataflow machine.

["A Single Assignment Language for Data Flow Computing", J.R.W. Glauert, M.Sc Diss, Victoria U Manchester, 1978].
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So if you're after the lapser segment for canned fish, you should start with Mindanao.
* Categories related to the quantity--frequency measures (e.g., abstainer, minor lapser, relapse);
Pat Lapser, of Nelson Action Group, said: "We have done all we can to oppose this desecration of our fields."
This is followed by chapters dealing with Rabelais's description of the Abbey of Theleme in Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534), Thomas Starkey's A Dialogue between Pole and Lapser (composed between 1529 and 1533), Sir Thomas Smith's A Discourse of the Common Weal of this Realm of England (composed in 1549), Marlowe's plays (excluding Dido and The Massacre at Paris), Shakespeare's Henry IV, part I (1598), Thomas Nashe's Lenten Stuffe (1599), and Bacon's New Atlantis (1627).