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  • crack root
    v. To defeat the security system of a UNIX machine and gain {root} privileges thereby; see {cracking}.


  •  View Definition: ICBM address 

    ICBM address


    n. (Also `missile address') The form used to register a site with the USENET mapping project includes a blank for longitude and latitude, preferably to seconds-of-arc accuracy. This is actually used for generating geographically-correct maps of USENET links on a plotter; however, it has become traditional to refer to this as one's `ICBM address' or `missile address', and many people include it in their sig block with that name.