[ US /ˈæɫɡɑɫ/ ]
- (from a combination of ALGOrithmic and Language); a programming language used to express computer programs as algorithms
How To Use ALGOL In A Sentence
- Algolagnia is a psychiatric term covering sadism and masochism.
- (This seems to indicate that the impulse was in its origin masochistic as much as sadistic, and better described as algolagnia than as sadism.) Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 Analysis of the Sexual Impulse; Love and Pain; The Sexual Impulse in Women
- The study of algae is called phycology or algology.
- We have seen that the distinction between "sadism" and "masochism" cannot be maintained; not only was even De Sade himself something of a masochist and Sacher-Masoch something of a sadist, but between these two extreme groups of phenomena there is a central group in which the algolagnia is neither active nor passive. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 Analysis of the Sexual Impulse; Love and Pain; The Sexual Impulse in Women
- Algol comprises two large stars, one about three times the solar diameter, the other four times.
- The close binary Algol system contains a radio-bright KIV subgiant star in a very close (0.062 astronomical units) and rapid (2.86 day) orbit with a main sequence B8 star. Naturejobs - All Jobs
- My sexual nature, though normal, has been keenly alive and sensitive as far back as I can remember; and as I look back I discern within myself in early childhood what I now understand to be a decided masochistic or passively algolagnic tendency. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man
- My erotic dreams, which years ago were (to the best of my remembrance) frequently algolagnic, are now almost invariably normal. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man
- In my own case, I recollect acts performed by older persons in ignorance and thoughtlessness which undoubtedly tended to foster and strengthen my algolagnic instinct. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man
- No doubt they were the same kind of dreamings as are present in multitudes of imaginative children; they are only of interest in so far as a sexual element was present; and that was algolagnic in character. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man