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    [UNIX] n. Term used for {shell} code, so called because of the prevalence of `pipelines' that feed the output of one program to the... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    feeping creaturism


    /fee'ping kree`ch*r-izm/ n. A deliberate spoonerism for creeping featurism, meant to imply that the system or program in question has become a misshapen creature of hacks. This term isn't really well defined, but it sounds so neat that most hackers have said or heard it. It is probably reinforced by an image of terminals prowling about in the dark making their customary noises.