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  • n. Long and tedious talk without much substance; superfluity of words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Long and tedious talk without much substance; superfluity of words.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Long and tedious talk; prolonged discourse, with little or nothing to say; superfluity of words.


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  • So you really are down by two points, sans counting your innate knack for dontopedalogy, flummery and macrology.

    Anti-War Protest on 29 North at

  • Nonetheless, one fact is made clear, I have always loved macrology, and now, after half year drought of macro hunting, I am making a return.


  • This was not a session of experimentation, this was more like a session to familiarize myself all over again, and orientate my inner mind to concentrate in macrology.


  • Do stay tuned, as I immerse myself into the world of macrology again.


  • Through uncountable sessions of macrology, I must say I have come a long way since I first wondered which F-number should I use to photograph a small red ant.


  • Experimenting with macrology can help to put to test such opinions and to learn something.

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  • After a short introduction about the relevance of macros as tools to design abstractions, including full programming languages, I show some common patterns of Scheme macrology: recursive macros, accumulators, and the usage of literals to incorporate helpers in macros.

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  • However, one episode is enough to explain at least one useful technique which is commonly used in Scheme macrology and which is good to know in order to reach our final goal, in time.

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  • I personally am using Scheme since I am interested in macrology and no language in existence can beat Scheme in this respect.

    Planet Python

  • Finally, Scheme offers to its user an extremely advanced macrology (actually it has the most advanced macro system I know) and extremely powerful features (such as continuations) without equivalent in other languages.

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