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    1. [from `scratchpad'] adj. Describes a data structure or recording medium attached to a machine for testing or temporary-use purposes; one that can be... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    GOSMACS


    /goz'maks/ [contraction of `Gosling EMACS'] n. The first EMACS-in-C implementation, predating but now largely eclipsed by GNUMACS. Originally freeware; a commercial version is now modestly popular as `UniPress EMACS'. The author (James Gosling) went on to invent NeWS.