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  • killer micro
    [popularized by Eugene Brooks] n. A microprocessor-based machine that infringes on mini, mainframe, or supercomputer performance turf. Often heard in "No one willVIEW 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.