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    n. 1. A control file for a program, esp. a text file automatically read from each user's home directory and intended to be easily... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    dumbed down


    adj. Simplified, with a strong connotation of *over*simplified. Often, a marketroid will insist that the interfaces and documentation of software be dumbed down after the designer has burned untold gallons of midnight oil making it smart. This creates friction. See user-friendly.