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ML

1.
Medieval Latin.
Also, M.L.

mL

1.
millilambert; millilamberts.

ml

1.
milliliter; milliliters.

ml.

1.
mail.
2.
milliliter; milliliters.
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British Dictionary definitions for ML

ml1

symbol
1.
millilitre
2.
mile

ml2

abbreviation
1.
Mali

ML

abbreviation
1.
Medieval Latin
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ML in Medicine

ml abbr.
milliliter

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ML in Science
ml or mL  
Abbreviation of milliliter
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ML in Technology

1. Manipulator Language. IBM language for handling robots.
2. Meta Language. R. Milner et al, 1973. A strict higher-order functional language. It was the first language to include polymorphic typing which was statically-checked. It also had garbage collection and a formal semantics.
It began as the metalanguage for the Edinburgh LCF proof assistant. (LCF="Logic for Computable Functions") People soon noticed that ML could be a useful general programming language and stand-alone versions were implemented. Standard ML (SML) is a descendant of these (and related languages such as Hope).
The "metalanguage" aspect has long since disappeared from the language itself (although there are some systems that still use it that way). The historical name is now so inappropriate that asking what ML stands for is like asking what C or Unix stands for. It doesn't stand for anything; it just is.
LCF ML was implemented in Stanford LISP. Cardelli (1981) implemented ML in Pascal using the Functional Abstract Machine (FAM). It has been significantly redesigned to produce Standard ML and Lazy ML.
["A Metalanguage for Interactive Proof in LCF", M.J.C. Gordon et al, 5th POPL, ACM 1978].
(2006-07-21)

networking
The country code for Mali.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for ML

ml

  1. Malayalam
  2. milliliter

mL

millilambert

Ml

Malachi

ML

  1. Medieval Latin
  2. Middle Latin
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