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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Tool Command Language

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Tool Command Language
      /tik*l/ (Tcl) An interpreted string processing
     language for issuing commands to interactive programs,
     developed by John Ousterhout at UCB.  Each application
     program can extend tcl with its own set of commands.
     Tcl is like a text-oriented Lisp, but lets you write
     algebraic expressions for simplicity and to avoid scaring
     people away.  Though originally designed to be a "scripting
     language" rather than for serious programming, Tcl has been
     used successfully for programs with hundreds of thousands of
     It has a peculiar but simple syntax.  It may be used as an
     embedded interpreter in application programs.  It has
     exceptions and packages (called libraries), name-spaces
     for procedures and variables, and provide/require.  It
     supports dynamic loading of object code.  It is eight-bit
     clean.  It has only three variable types: strings, lists and
     associative arrays but no structures.
     Tcl and its associated GUI toolkit, Tk run on all
     flavors of Unix, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh and VMS.
     Tcl runs on the Amiga and many other platforms.
     See also expect (control interactive programs and pattern
     match on their output), Cygnus Tcl Tools, [incr Tcl] (adds
     classes and inheritence to Tcl), Scriptics (John
     Ousterhout's company that is the home of Tcl development and
     the TclPro tool suite), Tcl Consortium (a non-profit agency
     dedicated to promoting Tcl), tclhttpd (an embeddable
     Tcl-based web server), tclx (adds many commands to Tcl),
     comp.lang.tcl FAQ at MIT
     or http://purl.org/NET/Tcl-FAQ/)">at purl.org (http://purl.org/NET/Tcl-FAQ/).
     Scriptics downloads
     ftp://srawgw.sra.co.jp/pub/lang/tcl/jp/)">Kanji (ftp://srawgw.sra.co.jp/pub/lang/tcl/jp/).
     Usenet newsgroups: news:comp.lang.tcl.announce,
     ["Tcl: An Embeddable Command Language", J. Ousterhout, Proc
     1990 Winter USENIX Conf].

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