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Prose

n.1.The ordinary language of men in speaking or writing; language not cast in poetical measure or rhythm; - contradistinguished from verse, or metrical composition.
I speak in prose, and let him rymes make.
- Chaucer.
Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.
- Milton.
2.Hence, language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.
3.(R. C. Ch.) A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the Mass. See Sequence.
a.1.Pertaining to, or composed of, prose; not in verse; as, prose composition.
2.Possessing or exhibiting unpoetical characteristics; plain; dull; prosaic; as, the prose duties of life.
v. t.1.To write in prose.
[imp. & p. p. Prosed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Prosing.]
2.To write or repeat in a dull, tedious, or prosy way.
v. i.1.To write prose.
Noun1.prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
2.prose - matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression
1.PROSE - PROblem Solution Engineering. Numerical problems including differentiation and integration. "Computing in Calculus", J. Thames, Research/Development 26(5) (May 1975).
2.PROSE - A constraints-and-sequencing system similar to Kaleidoscope. "Reflexive Constraints for Dynamic Knowledge Bases", P. Berlandier et al in Proc First Intl CS Conf '88: AI: Theory and Appls, Dec 1988.
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