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  • daemon
    /day'mn/ or /dee'mn/ [from the mythological meaning, later rationalized as the acronym `Disk And Execution MONitor'] n. A program that is not invoked explicitly,... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: red wire 

    red wire


    [IBM] n. Patch wires installed by programmers who have no business mucking with the hardware. It is said that the only thing more dangerous then a hardware guy with a code patch is a softy with a soldering iron....