JOHNNIAC Open Shop System.
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[god] In the European view of Chinese mythology, Joss signifies a household deity as well as his cult image, which the Portuguese and other Europeans called an "idol". Joss is not Chinese, but a corrupted version of the Portuguese deus for god. Derived words are Joss house, a Chinese temple,...
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[n] - a Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol
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Johnniac Open Shop System [Rand Corp.]
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Joss noun [ Chinese, corrupt. from Portuguese deos God, Latin deus .] A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol. 'Critic in jars and josses .' Colman (1761). Joss house , a Chinese temple or house for the Chin...
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A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol. 'Critic in jars and josses.' Joss house, a Chinese temple or house for the Chinese mode of worship. Joss stick, a reed covered with a paste made of the dust of odouriferous woods, or a cylinder made wholly of the paste; burned by the Chinese before an id...
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noun a Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol
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• (n.) A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
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joss 1. An image or statue representing a Chinese deity. 2. A Chinese god worshiped in the form of an idol. 3. Etymology: a Chinese figure of a deity, 1711, from Chinese Pidgin English; from Javanese dejos, from Portuguese deus, 'god'; from Latin deus. Colloquially, it came to mean 'luck'; then, a...
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JOSS (an acronym for JOHNNIAC Open Shop System) was one of the very first interactive, time sharing programming languages. JOSS I, developed by J. Clifford Shaw at RAND was first implemented, in beta form, on the JOHNNIAC computer in May 1963. The full implementation was deployed in January 1964, s...
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1) ... stick (incense) 2) A chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol 3) Chinese house idol 4) Chinese idol 5) Chinese idol or stick 6) Chinese image in a shrine 7) English girl name 8) God 9) Graven image 10) Idol 11) ...
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