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Terse

Language for decryption of hardware logic.

["Hardware Logic Simulation by Compilation", C. Hansen, 25th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf, 1988].
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There is not a word wasted in these short, sharp, epigraphic paragraphs that rival even Hemingway in their terseness (and whose masterpiece, The Old Man And The Sea is an obvious antecedent).
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Creativity advances terse cognitive images analogous to terseness of language.
Given the terseness of his 1957-58 treatments, one might well wonder whether Elton had ever personally seen the map were it not for less understated remarks in a 1943 commentary so obscurely published that it was formally cited only once by Elton himself (in 1944, in a journal he edited) and once by zoologist K.