<programming language>

/zed/ (After Zermelo-Fränkel set theory) A specification language developed by the Programming Research Group at Oxford University around 1980. Z is used for describing and modelling computing systems. It is based on axiomatic set theory and first order predicate logic. Z is written using many non-ASCII symbols. It was used in the IBM CICS project.

See also: Z++.

["Understanding Z", J.M. Spivey, Cambridge U Press 1988].

2. <computer programming> A stack-based, complex arithmetic simulation language from ZOLA Technologies.

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<abbreviation>

Benzyloxycarbonyl (carbobenzoxy); atomic number; symbol for an amino acid that is either glutamic acid, glutamine, or a substance that yields glutamic acid on acid hydrolysis of peptides (e.g., 4-carboxyglutamate or 5-oxoproline); carbobenzoxy; in italics, zusammen.

(05 Mar 2000)

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