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    n. A general state, usually used with an adjective describing the state. Use of the word `mode' rather than `state' implies that the... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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    adj. 1. Said of data inserted directly into a program, where it cannot be easily modified, as opposed to data in some profile, resource (see de-rezz sense 2), or environment variable that a user or hacker can easily modify. 2. In C, this is esp. applied to use of a literal instead of a `#define' macro (see magic number).