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    [coined by Peter Landin] n. Features added to a language or other formalism to make it `sweeter' for humans, that do not affect the... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    banana label


    n. The labels often used on the sides of macrotape reels, so called because they are shaped roughly like blunt-ended bananas. This term, like macrotapes themselves, is still current but visibly headed for obsolescence.