|n.||1.||The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit; |
|2.||Request; desire; solicitation.|
|3.||Those who make search or inquiry, taken collectively.|
|4.||Inquest; jury of inquest.|
|v. t.||1.||To search for; to examine.|
|v. i.||1.||To go on a quest; to make a search; to go in pursuit; to beg.|
|Noun||1.||quest - a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"|
|2.||quest - the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds"|
|Verb||1.||quest - make a search (for); "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest"|
|2.||quest - search the trail of (game); "The dog went off and quested"|
|3.||quest - bark with prolonged noises, of dogs|
|4.||quest - seek alms, as for religious purposes|
|5.||quest - express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"|
|1.||Quest - A language designed for its simple denotational semantics. "The Denotational Semantics of Programming Languages", R. Tennent, CACM 19(8):437-453 (Aug 1976).|
|2.||Quest - QUantifiers and SubTypes. Language with a sophisticated
type system. Just as types classify values, "kinds" classify
types and type operators. Explicit universal and existential
quantification over types, type operators, and subtypes.
Subtyping is defined inductively on all type constructions,
including higher-order functions and abstract types.
User-definable higher-order type operators.|
"Typeful Programming", Luca Cardelli
Implemented in Modula-3.
|3.||(tool, text)||Quest - A multimedia authoring system. Quest has been available for MS-DOS for some time. Version 3.5 for Microsoft Windows was released around March 1995. It features an Authorware-style flowchart system with an ANSI-C script language.|