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2008-03-25 09:00:20

PORTLAND, Ore., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Portland Group(TM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics and a leading supplier of compilers and development tools for High-Performance Computing, today announced that the IMSL(R) Fortran Numerical Library from Visual Numerics(R), Inc. is available from The Portland Group for PGI's line of multi-core optimizing parallel Fortran compilers running under the Microsoft Windows operating systems. The IMSL Fortran Library is a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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