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janus


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Janus  \Ja"nus\,  n.  [L.  See  {January}.]  (Rom.  Antiq.) 
  A  Latin  deity  represented  with  two  faces  looking  in  opposite 
  directions.  Numa  is  said  to  have  dedicated  to  Janus  the 
  covered  passage  at  Rome,  near  the  Forum,  which  is  usually 
  called  the  Temple  of  Janus.  This  passage  was  open  in  war  and 
  closed  in  peace.  --Dr.  W.  Smith. 
 
  {Janus  cloth},  a  fabric  having  both  sides  dressed,  the  sides 
  being  of  different  colors,  --  used  for  reversible 
  garments. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Janus 
  n  :  (Roman  mythology)  the  Roman  god  of  doorways  and  passages;  is 
  depicted  with  two  faces  on  opposite  sides  of  his  head 
  [syn:  {Janus}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Janus 
 
  1.  Distributed  language  with  an  ask/tell  constraint  system. 
 
  {qdjanus}  is  a  Janus-to-{Prolog}  compiler  for  {Sicstus  Prolog} 
  and  {jc}  is  compiles  to  {C}. 
 
  ["Janus:  A  Step  Towards  Distributed  Constraint  Programming", 
  V.  Saraswat    et  al  in  Logic 
  Programming:  Proc  1990  North  Am  Conf,  S.  Debray  et  al  eds,  MIT 
  Press  1990]. 
 
  ["Programming  in  Janus",  Saraswat,  Kahn,  and  Levy]. 
 
  2.  W.M.  Waite,  U  Colorado.  Intermediate  language,  claimed  as 
  an  implementation  of  {UNCOL}.  Used  on  {CDC  6600}. 
 
  ["Experience  with  the  Universal  Intermediate  Language  Janus", 
  B.K.  Haddon  et  al  Soft  Prac  &  Exp  8(5):601-  616  (Sep  1978)]. 
 
 




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