Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A programming language that processes lists. It is widely used in artificial intelligence research.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Lisp.

Etymologies

lis(t) p(rocessing).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • LISP is cool, but I think what they missed was not LISPs ability to define domain-specific languages, but rather the genome's ability to do so.

    Biology Enters 'The Matrix'

  • It moves to through all the basics, syntax, functions, variables then spends a little bit of time on macros (a very key and subtle feature), moves onto numbers and strings, collections and lists (spends some time really covering these to give a true understanding), and then pushes on to I/O, OO in LISP and then a good look at FORMAT, exception handling and loops.

    Review: Practical Common Lisp by Seibel : #comments

  • (Via) * ON LISP is now available on-line in its entirety.

    Thursday Link Dump – Geek Edition

  • Steve threw in LISP, which I know and did a little refresher course last year but as much love as I have for it, don’t think I want to do.

    PHP? Ruby? : #comments

  • It is targetted to an experienced programmer, but one w/out any experience in LISP.

    Review: Practical Common Lisp by Seibel : #comments

  • FSB spokesperson Russel Michaels said Ovation Services had been licensed to render non-discretionary administrative services as a linked investment services provider (a so-called LISP).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They mention LISP, which is not a speech impediment.

    Does God LISP? | Mind on Fire

  • If you have existing VBA code that calls LISP, then my advice is to start learning the managed ObjectARX API and as soon as you can, migrate your code to use that, rather than rely on LISP.

    All Discussion Groups: Message List - root

  • I don't understand why someone would want to use this to call LISP from VB. NET, when VB. NET and the managed

    All Discussion Groups: Message List - root

  • A number of engineers are proposing a new architecture based on separating out user locations from routes, but even this approach (known as LISP) has significant scalability concerns.

    Enterprise 2.0 Blog

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