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make

1. Bridge the contract to be played
2. Cards a player's turn to shuffle

make

[′māk]
(electricity)
Closing of relay, key, or other contact.

Make

(programming, tool)
The Unix tool to automate the recompilation, linking etc. of programs, taking account of the interdependencies of modules and their modification times. Make reads instructions from a "makefile" which specifies a set of targets to be built, the files they depend on and the commands to execute in order to produce them.

Most C systems come with a make. There is also one produce by GNU.

["Make - A Program for Maintaining Computer Programs", A.I. Feldman, TR No 57, Bell Labs Apr 1977].

make

A developer's "build" utility that causes a program to be compiled, tested, packaged and deployed. It executes a file of commands (the "makefile") that identifies the files in the project and the tasks to be performed. Stemming from the Unix world, variations for Windows and other platforms have been developed. See build and Ant.
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Some unidentified thieves struck at a house of Abdul Rasheed in Bani Gala and made off with electronic equipments, including laptops and mobile, the police stated.
Also on that day, the three made off with PS554 worth of alcohol from Tesco in Wallace Street, Stirling.
The burglars exited as they entered and made off unseen.
Meanwhile, Iqbal, a resident of City, lodged a complaint with the local police that he was going on road when robbers waylaid him at gunpoint and made off with Rs23,000 in cash, and other valuables.
Members of the public gave chase and the suspect placed the TV, still in the box, onto the ground and made off.
They pushed them in the direction of St George's Terrace and made off with them.
Meanwhile, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, a resident of Sabzi Mandi, lodged a complaint with the local police that three burglars made their way into his house and made off with cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth over Rs0.
They then made off down the tunnel towards the Riverside stadium.
Family members have started a crowdfunding campaign for a newlywed Mississauga after a thief posing as a staff member at their reception hall made off with all of their cash gifts -- leaving the couple tens of thousands of dollars in debt.
40pm at BP Snax 24, on The Broadway a male front seat passenger filled up the tank with petrol before the vehicle made off without paying.
ROBBERS made off with e1/411,600 worth of stolen cash, watches and jewellery from a Paphos flat reported burgled on Thursday night.
Both of them made off on foot in the direction of St James's Road.