Lisp Vocabulary Explanations

  • LISP – LIST Processing (
  • CONS – CONStruct memory objects with hold two values or pointers to values (
    • Use CONS to stick things together in a list
  • CAR (Contents of the Address part of Register number)
    • Use CAR to get the first member of the list
  • CDR (Contents of the Decrement part of Register number)
    • Use CDR to get the tail of the list
  • DEFUN (DEfine FUNction)
    • define a function in the global environment
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Common Lisp functions

  • LIST – utility function that creates a list (saves from having to make a bunch of “cons” statements)

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