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  • slash
    n. Common name for the slant (`/', ASCII 0101111) character. See {ASCII} for other synonyms.


  •  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.