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 for call/cc
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  call-with-current-continuation
  call/cc
  
      (call/cc) A Lisp control function that
     implements the continuation passing style of programming.
  
     In continuation passing style (CPS), every function f takes an
     extra final argument k called the "continuation".  The
     continuation is itself a function and represents the rest of the
     program.  Instead of just returning a value in the normal way, f
     passes it as an argument to k and returns the result of that.
  
     call/cc takes a function f as its argument and calls f, passing it
     the current continuation k.  It thus allows a CPS function to be
     called in a non-CPS (direct) context.
  
     For example, if the final result is to print the value returned by
     call/cc then anything passed to k will also be printed.
  
     E.g, in Scheme:
  
      (define (f k)
     	 (k 1)
     	 (k 2)
     	 3)
  
      (display (call-with-current-continuation f))
  
     Will display 1.
  
     [Is this correct?]
  
     (2014-09-24)
  

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