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    n. A terminal which is one step above a {glass tty}, having a minimally-addressable cursor but no on-screen editing or other features which are... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    PETSCII


    /pet'skee/ [abbreviation of PET ASCII] n. The variation (many would say perversion) of the {ASCII} character set used by the Commodore Business Machines PET series of personal computers and the later Commodore C64, C16, and C128 machines. The PETSCII set used left-arrow and up-arrow (as in old-style ASCII) instead of underscore and caret, placed the unshifted alphabet at positions 65--90, put the shifted alphabet at positions 193--218, and added graphics characters.