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jovial †under the influence of the planet Jupiter, regarded astrol. as the source of happiness; characterized by mirth. XVI. — F.— It. gioviale, f. Giove Jove, Jupiter :- L. Jov-, stem of OL. Jovis (for which classical L. had the comp. with pater father, Juppiter, JUPITER, corr. to Skr. dyaúṣ, pitā́ ‘heaven father’; cf. DEITY, DIVINE); see -IAL.

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jo·vi·al / ˈjōvēəl/ • adj. cheerful and friendly: she was in a jovial mood. DERIVATIVES: jo·vi·al·i·ty / ˌjōvēˈalitē/ n.jo·vi·al·ly adv.

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JOVIAL Acronym for Jules' own version of international algorithmic language. A programming language designed by Jules Schwarz of System Development Corporation for military command-and-control systems. It was based on the international algorithmic language (IAL), otherwise known as Algol 58, suitably extended for its purpose. JOVIAL was implemented on a number of military computers, and is still in use for military projects in the US.

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JOVIAL (ˈdʒəʊvɪəl) Computing Jules' own version of international algorithmic language (named after Jules Schwarz, computer scientist)