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A specification language.

["A Look at Algebraic Specifications", S.N. Zilles et al, IBM RR, 1982].
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a biweekly US magazine published between 1937 and 1971 in New York City by Cowles Communication, Inc. Circulation 7,750,000 (1970).

Look printed political articles, interviews, fiction, and illustrated essays on literature, art, and science; much space was devoted to entertainment features. Look discontinued publication because of financial difficulties.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Never look a gift horse in the mouth means never be ungrateful when given a gift.
But Warren offered us Mike and we were not going to look a gift horse in the mouth.
Big Stew told us all week he was going to lead from the front so, never one to look a gift horse in the mouth, I put a serious load of money on him to score the first goal at 33-1.But it was the all-round performance that really pleased me.
Football can't afford to look a gift horse in the mouth and the Russian and his money have made Chelsea a force in English football.