general purpose

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  • It is now a general-purpose office building occupied by a variety of companies.
  • But it is not a general-purpose computer in the sense of the modern word.
  • The building includes six reading rooms for general purposes and six for research.
  • A decision was made to develop a new general-purpose machine gun.
  • Although it was not a general purpose computer, it made extensive use of computer technology.
  • For general purposes, he spent a certain time in his office. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862, by Various
  • Today, many of the branch lines have been closed, including almost all of the general-purpose country lines.
  • There are also a few general purpose buildings.
  • These ships are also general purpose in nature.
  • He applied the concept to a general-purpose computer network.
  • As such, it can generally be considered to be the world's first general-purpose machine gun.
  • It limits the authority because it is not for all general purposes for all time.
  • Aside from sports and music events, it serves as a general purpose hall for all manner of events.
  • Some general purpose languages were designed largely with educational goals.
  • Nothing is now wanting but the central building for a library and other general purposes. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • Women, of course, sell better than the men, being fitted to more general purposes. Cited from Discovery of the Source Of The Nile, John Speke
  • Using a general-purpose computer for process control required protecting the computer from the plant floor conditions.
  • Most current computer instruction sets are based on a general purpose register model.
  • But for all general purposes, the rule may be taken as absolute. Cited from Lombard Street, by Walter Bagehot
  • The civil calendar is almost always used for general purposes by people and private organizations.
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