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  • EOU
    /E-O-U/ n. The mnemonic of a mythical ASCII control character (End Of User) that could make an ASR-33 Teletype explode on receipt. This... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: black magic 

    black magic


    n. A technique that works, though nobody really understands why. More obscure than voodoo programming, which may be done by cookbook. Compare also black art, {deep magic}, and magic number (sense 2).