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Caliban

[kal-uh-ban] /ˈkæl əˌbæn/
noun
1.
the ugly, beastlike slave of Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
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Caliban

/ˈkælɪˌbæn/
noun
1.
a brutish or brutalized man
Word Origin
C19: after a character in Shakespeare's The Tempest (1611)
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A declarative annotation language for controlling the partitioning and placement of the evaluation of expressions in a distributed functional language. Designed by Paul Kelly phjk@doc.ic.ac.uk, Imperial College.
["Functional Programming for Loosely-coupled Multiprocessors", P. Kelly, Pitman/MIT Press, 1989].
(1995-01-11)
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