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How do you call a convention by which any binary operator is an unary one returning another unary operator?

$F(x,y)\equiv (F(x))(y)$

This convention is used in functional programming languages. I want to know what is the name of this convention and may be after which scientist it is named if it did.

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Transforming a function $$f:A\times B\to C$$ into $$g:A\to (B\to C)$$ is referred to as currying. It is named after the mathematician Haskell Curry.

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