1. A language by M.E. Lesk for formatting tables, implemented as a preprocessor to nroff .
2. Table Building Language. A simple language by Robert Freiburghouse of MIT which combines user-defined actions into an abstract machine . It can be used to build table-driven predictive parser s and code generator s in the MULTICS Fortran compiler and several PL/I compilers, including VAX -11 PL/I.
["Engineering A Compiler: VAX-11 Code Generation and Optimisation", P. Anklam et al, Digital Press 1977].