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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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For instance, she asked questions such as, "Does anyone else agree with this idea--why or why not?" "Did anyone solve it in a different way?" or "Does anyone have a question or comment about this?" She expected the students to listen to one another, make sense of the ideas, and ask questions of those who were presenting their solutions.
Also, in spite of the teacher's rendition of the word basket and her mispronunciation of "saize" for "says" she was still able to make sense of the story by using good meaning-making strategies.
"It didn't make sense to send two salesmen to one customer," Dahlman says.
Does it make sense to treat people as if they were sabertoothed tigers because they gained an advantage over you?
But at a time when people are trying to make sense of everything from church burnings to Wise Use ballot initiatives to armed Freemen and the Viper Militia, a book that gives a coherent, current explanation of the subject matter these two anthologies tackle is needed.