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Meaning of ADAPTOR

Pronunciation:  u'daptur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible

ADAPTOR is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: adapter
 See Also: device



Computing Dictionary

(Automatic DAta Parallelism TranslatOR) A source to source transformation tool that transforms data parallel programs written in fortran 77 with array extensions, parallel loops, and layout directives to parallel programs with explicit message passing. ADAPTOR generates fortran 77 host and node programs with message passing. The new generated source codes have to be compiled by the compiler of the parallel computer.

Version 1.0 runs on cm-5, ipcs/860, meiko cs1/CS2, ksr 1, sgi, alliant or a network of suns or rs/6000s.