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  • code police
    [by analogy with George Orwell's `thought police'] n. A mythical team of Gestapo-like storm troopers that might burst into one's office and arrest one... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

  •  View Definition: WIMP environment 

    WIMP environment

    n. [acronymic from `Window, Icon, Menu, Pointing device (or Pull-down menu)'] A graphical-user-interface-based environment such as X or the Macintosh interface, as described by a hacker who prefers command-line interfaces for their superior flexibility and extensibility. See menuitis, user-obsequious.