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  • berserking
    vi. A {MUD} term meaning to gain points *only* by killing other players and mobiles (non-player characters). Hence, a Berserker-Wizard is a player character... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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  • hardwarily
    /hard-weir'*-lee/ adv. In a way pertaining to hardware. "The system is hardwarily unreliable." The adjective `hardwary' is *not* traditionally used, though it...FULL DEFINITION

  • cracking
    n. The act of breaking into a computer system; what a {cracker} does. Contrary to widespread myth, this does not usually involve some...FULL DEFINITION

  • state
    n. 1. Condition, situation. "What's the state of your latest hack?" "It's winning away." "The system tried to read and write...FULL DEFINITION

  • undocumented feature
    n. See {feature}.

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  • newsgroup
    [USENET] n. One of {USENET}'s huge collection of topic groups or {fora}. Usenet groups can be `unmoderated' (anyone can post) or `moderated' (submissions...FULL DEFINITION

  • feep
    /feep/ 1. n. The soft electronic `bell' sound of a display terminal (except for a VT-52); a beep (in fact, the microcomputer world seems...FULL DEFINITION

  • cryppie
    /krip'ee/ n. A cryptographer. One who hacks or implements cryptographic software or hardware.

  • proglet
    /prog'let/ [UK] n. A short extempore program written to meet an immediate, transient need. Often written in BASIC, rarely more than a dozen...FULL DEFINITION