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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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She said: "In the winter, I can't even be bothered to make love once every two days but in the summer I think nothing of having sex five times a day.
But the pair, who usually make love every day, managed just FOUR days without it.
"When a couple make love it is the most intimate thing in the world.
Sean Ward, 22, was delivery driving 12 hours a day and was simply too exhausted to even kiss and cuddle Kelly, let alone make love.
Leah is very highly-sexed and will make love as often as possible.