Forth Naming Convention CheatSheet
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ExampleDescriptionSymbolDescription
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word!store; source on stack. dest either on stack or impliedcchar (8-bits)
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!wordstore; source not on stackddouble
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word@
fetch; returns item on stack. source either on stack or implied
ffloat
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datatype@
fetch; source address on stack; datatype can be for example F for "float"
hhalf (16-bits)
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word+!plus-store; add to dest on stack or impliedmcell+double op
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+wordincrement or pushpfixed point
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word+add something to item on stackrreturn stack
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uunsigned
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-worddelete somethingvvector
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word-subtract or undo somethingxx coordinate
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/word
initialize something. rarely, the size of something (deprecated)
yy coordinate
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word/tear down somethingzz coordinate
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#wordscount of something|used in stack diagrams to denote conditional effects
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word#integer
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word$string
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%wordstruct
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*wordcreate something
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word*multiply
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word>pop, or DOES>-style code body
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>wordpush, or convert
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[word]compiler directive
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[word word]start/end data definition, or some state
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:worddefine something
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word:create something (parameters on stack)
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'wordXT or address of code
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word,compile
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.wordprint
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?wordconditionally do something; may take parameters or not
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word?returns a flag
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<word>denotes string in input stream
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