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    vt. To abort a job on a time-sharing system. Used esp. when the person doing the deed is an operator, as in "canned from the ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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    dumb terminal

    n. A terminal which is one step above a glass tty, having a minimally-addressable cursor but no on-screen editing or other features which are claimed by a smart terminal. Once upon a time, when glass ttys were common and addressable cursors were something special, what is now called a dumb terminal could pass for a smart terminal.