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[lin-duh] /ˈlɪn də/
a female given name: from a Spanish word meaning “pretty.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Not a bit like Linda—who was always thinking of her Aunt Emily and her father!

  • "And that brings us straight to the point concerning you," said Linda.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • The boy was, Linda acknowledged, more than commonly dependable and able.

    Linda Condon Joseph Hergesheimer
  • "And it's better to make good what you say," broke in Linda, with equal heat.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • When she had an opportunity, Linda decided, she would speak to him about these necessary trifles.

    Linda Condon Joseph Hergesheimer
Linda in Technology
A "coordination language" from Yale, providing a model for concurrency with communication via a shared tuple space. Linda is usually implemented as a subroutine library for a specific base language, as in C-Linda, Fortran-Linda, LindaLISP and Prolog-Linda. It is available from Scientific Computing Associates, Inc. [What is?]
There is a Multi-BinProlog Linda implementation available by (
["Generative Communication in Linda", D. Gelernter, ACM TOPLAS 7(1):80-112 (1985)].
["Linda in Context", N. Carreiro et al, Yale U., CACM 32(4):444-458, Apr 1989].
See also Ease, Lucinda, Melinda.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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