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  • orphan
    [UNIX] n. A process whose parent has died; one inherited by `init(1)'. Compare {zombie}.


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    shareware


    /sheir'weir/ n. Freeware (sense 1) for which the author requests some payment, usually in the accompanying documentation files or in an announcement made by the software itself. Such payment may or may not buy additional support or functionality. See also careware, charityware, crippleware, guiltware, postcardware, and -ware; compare payware.