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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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We always use this makeshift boat to cross the river as there is no other transport system available.
According to makeshift stall holders, every year Independence day increased their business activities, adding that they also offer special discount rates to facilitate buyers, adding, they are much excited with with the rising demand of their selling items.
In a separate room, police found a makeshift drier.
They said that the makeshift bridge was washed away several times.
The makeshift stores were built using corrugated iron sheets next to the popular two-storey DCC Market after a fire devastated the market in January 2017.
'What is the use of these makeshift markets if the government cannot ensure implementation of official rates, questioned another citizen, Muhammad Buksh.
My friends and I used to collect cola bottle crowns on the street, hammer them flat, punch holes in them, and turn them into makeshift tambourines.
Dozens of vendors have set up their makeshift stalls at Aabpara market as the bazaar is a centre place for the large population settled in rural areas of the city.
The crew of the USNS Wally Schirra saw five men waving their arms and flashing lights when the ship passed by a makeshift vessel.
"Over the past month 45 drones carrying makeshift explosive devices were eliminated by the base's air defense or means of radio-electronic warfare.
A report aired by a private news channel said, most of the footpaths in the busy areas of the federal capital have been filled with makeshift shops, targeting motorists for making brisk business during the Independence day shopping frenzy.
ISLAMABAD -- As Azadi festivities get momentum, Sale at the footpath stalls has reached its peak all across the country as the low-income people are crowding makeshift footpath shops for buying things at cheaper rates.