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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.
References in classic literature ?
with all his might, made off after him, book in hand.
Mr Lillyvick stood higher than ever; for he had shown his power; hinted at his property and testamentary intentions; gained great credit for disinterestedness and virtue; and, in addition to all, was finally accommodated with a much larger tumbler of punch than that which Newman Noggs had so feloniously made off with.
The man you are after has made off," shouted Genestas, who could scarcely keep up with him.
Here the track made off into a by-path through a piece of woodland -- the path coming out again into the main road, and cutting off about half a mile of the regular distance.
Several times it approached within some few yards, and the Canadian was ready to strike, but the dugong made off with a sudden plunge, and it was impossible to reach it.
The savages then made off with the horses, leaving the rest of the party to find their way to the main body on foot.
The peasant, however, made off next morning by daybreak with the three hundred talers.
This party made off immediately, and, after undergoing much suffering, finally arrived, in safety, at Ocracoke Inlet, on the third day after the wreck.
The prince stayed near the altar, while Keller made off once more to fetch the bride.
She said "Yes," as he seemed to wish for a reply, and then he looked at his watch, and made off down the path towards the house, holding the rose at the same angle in front of him.
HAFIZABAD -- Panic gripped in Mohallah Dhabwala today when three armed bandits stormed into a house and made off with 20 tolas gold ornaments, cash of Rs.
But he then made off empty-handed when the victim began shouting.