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  • neep-neep
    /neep neep/ [onomatopoeic, from New York SF fandom] n. One who is fascinated by computers. More general than {hacker}, as it need not... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: raw mode 

    raw mode


    n. A mode that allows a program to transfer bits directly to or from an I/O device (or, under bogus systems which make a distinction, a disk file) without any processing, abstraction, or interpretation by the operating system. Compare rare mode, cooked mode. This is techspeak under UNIX, jargon elsewhere.