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  • snark
    [Lewis Carroll, via the Michigan Terminal System] n. 1. A system failure. When a user's process bombed, the operator would get the message... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: runes 

    runes


    pl.n. 1. Anything that requires heavy wizardry or black art to parse core dumps, JCL commands, APL, or code in a language you haven't a clue how to read. Compare {casting the runes}, Great Runes. 2. Special display characters (for example, the high-half graphics on an IBM PC).