ALL meanings of *lisp

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  • noun Technical meaning of *lisp (language)   (StarLISP) A data-parallel extension of Common LISP developed by Cliff Lasser and Steve Omohundro, employees of the Thinking Machines Corporation to provide an efficient yet high-level language to program the Connection Machine. StarLisp operated on PVARS (Parallel Variables) which represented Connection Machine memory, and were essentially vectors: one element per CM processor (or virtual processor). 1
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