JOSS

Johnniac Open Shop System [Rand Corp.]

joss

[n] - a Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol
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Joss

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 Chinese mode of worship. -- Joss stick ,...
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joss

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 idol. ... Origin: Chinese, corrupt. Fr. Pg. Deos God...
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joss

noun a Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol
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Joss

• (n.) A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
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joss

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 Joss stick and 'Chinese incense' was first record...
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Joss

[god] `Joss` as first expressed, and explained in James Clavell`s novel, Noble House, is a combination of Luck and Fate. - It is introduced into his novels, as a main plot `actor` - a humbling and powerful driving element - one which can create `good fortune` and one which can also ruin, or bring down a mercantile empire. It is a fascinatin...
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JOSS

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, supporting five terminals and the final version, supporting ten terminals, was deployed in January 1965. JOSS was written in a symbolic assembly language called EasyFox (E an...
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joss

luck, fate
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