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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lex  \Lex\  (l[e^]ks),  n.;  pl  {Leges}  (l[=e]"j[=e]z).  [L.  See 
  Law;  as  lex  talionis  the  law  of  retaliation;  lex  terr[ae], 
  the  law  of  the  land;  lex  fori,  the  law  of  the  forum  or  court; 
  lex  loci,  the  law  of  the  place  lex  mercatoria  the  law  or 
  custom  of  merchants. 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  1.    A  {lexical  analyser}  generator  for  {Unix}  and  its 
  input  language.  There  is  a  {GNU}  version  called  {flex}  and  a 
  version  written  in  and  outputting,  {SML/NJ}  called  {ML-lex}. 
  A  version,  by  David  Poole  at  Montana  has  been  retargeted  to 
  {Turbo  Pascal},  {(}. 
  ["Lex  -  A  Lexical  Analyzer  Generator",  M.E.  Lesk,  CS  TR  39, 
  Bell  Labs,  Oct  1975]. 
  2.    The  lexical  specification 
  language  for  {COPS}. 
  ["Metalanguages  of  the  Compiler  Production  System  COPS", 
  J.  Borowiec  in  GI  Fachgesprach  "Compiler-Compiler",  ed 
  W.  Henhapl  Tech  Hochs  Darmstadt  1978,  pp.122-159]. 

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