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  • wheel bit
    n. A privilege bit that allows the possessor to perform some restricted operation on a timesharing system, such as read or write any file... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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    Purple Book

    n. 1. The `System V Interface Definition'. The covers of the first editions were an amazingly nauseating shade of off-lavender. 2. Syn. Wizard Book. See also {{book titles}}.