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[mahr-vin] /ˈmɑr vɪn/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Mr. Marvin and his son Eddie, who came from the States in 1864, will be well and favorably remembered by old-timers.

  • The pink cup had belonged to Nellie; Marvin's had been blue.

  • This here is a man's job, as Miss Marvin says, and 'tis for men to settle it.

    Shining Ferry Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • That night, when they were alone, Myra told Marvin about Nellie's cup and saucer.

  • The weather was overcast, and there was the same gray and shadowless light as on the march after Marvin had turned back.

    The North Pole Robert E. Peary
Marvin in Technology

U Dortmund, 1984. Applicative language based on Modula-2, enhanced by signatures (grammars) terms (trees) and attribute couplings (functions on trees). Used for specification of language translators.
["MARVIN - A Tool for Applicative and Modular Compiler Specification", H. Ganziger et al, Forsch 220, U Dortmund, Jul 1986].

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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