RUNCIBLE

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RUNCIBLE

Early system for mathematics on IBM 650.

See also FORTRUNCIBLE, IT.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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In Edward Lear's nonsense rhyme The Owl And The Pussycat mention is made of a runcible spoon. What is a runcible spoon?
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