|n.||1.||(Min.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.|
|2.||Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; |
|4.||The balsam, liquidambar.|
|a.||1.||Consisting of amber; made of amber.|
|2.||Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.|
|v. t.||1.||To scent or flavor with ambergris; |
|2.||To preserve in amber; |
|Noun||1.||amber - a deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair"|
|2.||amber - a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry|
|Adj.||1.||amber - a medium to dark brownish yellow color|
|(language)||Amber - 1. A functional programming language which adds
CSP-like concurrency, multiple inheritance and
persistence to ML and generalises its type system. It is
similar to Galileo. Programs must be written in two type
faces, roman and italics! It has both static types and
There is an implementation for Macintosh.
["Amber", L. Cardelli, TR Bell Labs, 1984].
2. An object-oriented distributed language based on a subset of C++, developed at Washington University in the late 1980s.