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Meaning of TRILOGY

Pronunciation:  'trilujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme
 

TRILOGY is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: triad, trio, triplet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tril"o*gy\, n. [Gr. trilogi`a; pref. tri- (see {Tri-})
+ lo`gos speech, discourse: cf. F. trilogie.]
A series of three dramas which, although each of them is in
one sense complete, have a close mutual relation, and form
one historical and poetical picture. Shakespeare's `` Henry
VI.'' is an example.

      On the Greek stage, a drama, or acted story, consisted
      in reality of three dramas, called together a trilogy,
      and performed consecutively in the course of one day.
                                               --Coleridge.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A strongly typed logic programming language with numerical constraint-solving over the natural numbers, developed by Paul Voda <voda@voda.ii.fmph.uniba.sk> at ubc in 1988. Trilogy is syntactically a blend of prolog, lisp, and pascal. It contains three types of clauses: predicates (backtracking but no assignable variables), procedures (if-then-else but no backtracking; assignable variables), and subroutines (like procedures, but with input and system calls; callable only from top level or from other subroutines).

Development of Trilogy I stopped in 1991. Trilogy II, developed by Paul Voda 1988-92, was a declarative general purpose programming language, used for teaching and to write cl.

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["The Constraint Language Trilogy: Semantics and Computations", P. Voda, Complete Logic Systems, 741 Blueridge Ave, North Vancouver BC, V7R 2J5].

 

 

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