|n.||1.||The city and tower in the land of Shinar, where the confusion of languages took place.|
|2.||Hence: A place or scene of noise and confusion; a confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages.|
|Noun||1.||babel - a confusion of voices and other sounds|
|2.||Babel - (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another|
Synonyms: Tower of Babel
|1.||BABEL - A subset of ALGOL 60, with many ALGOL W extensions.|
["BABEL, A New Programming Language", R.S. Scowen, Natl Phys Lab UK, Report CCU7, 1969].
|2.||BABEL - Mentioned in The Psychology of Computer Programming, G.M. Weinberg, Van Nostrand 1971, p.241.|
|3.||BABEL - A language based on higher-order functions and
["Graph-Based Implementation of a Functional Logic Language", H. Kuchen et al, Proc ESOP 90, LNCS 432, Springer 1990, pp.271-290].
["Logic Programming with Functions and Predicates: The Language BABEL", Moreno-Navarro et al, J Logic Prog 12(3) (Feb 1992)].