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  • pdl
    /pid'l/ or /puhd'l/ [abbreviation for `Push Down List'] 1. n. In ITS days, the preferred MITism for {stack}. See {overflow pdl}. 2.... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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    /swob/ [From the mnemonic for the PDP-11 `SWAp Byte' instruction, as immortalized in the `dd(1)' option `conv=swab' (see dd)] 1. vt. To solve the NUXI problem by swapping bytes in a file. 2. n. The program in V7 UNIX used to perform this action, or anything functionally equivalent to it. See also big-endian, little-endian, middle-endian, bytesexual.