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    n. 1. [techspeak] A situation wherein two or more processes are unable to proceed because each is waiting for one of the others to... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    joe code


    /joh' kohd`/ n. 1. Code that is overly tense and unmaintainable. "Perl may be a handy program, but if you look at the source, it's complete joe code." 2. Badly written, possibly buggy code.

    Correspondents wishing to remain anonymous have fingered a particular Joe at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and observed that usage has drifted slightly; the original sobriquet `Joe code' was intended in sense 1.