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  • overflow pdl
    [MIT] n. The place where you put things when your {pdl} is full. If you don't have one and too many things get ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    broket


    /broh'k*t/ or /broh'ket`/ [by analogy with `bracket' a `broken bracket'] n. Either of the characters `<' and `>', when used as paired enclosing delimiters. This word originated as a contraction of the phrase `broken bracket', that is, a bracket that is bent in the middle. (At MIT, and apparently in the Real World as well, these are usually called {angle brackets}.)