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    vt. To figure out something by meditation or by a sudden flash of enlightenment. Originally applied to bugs, but occasionally applied to problems... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: molly-guard 

    molly-guard


    /mol'ee-gard/ [University of Illinois] n. A shield to prevent tripping of some Big Red Switch by clumsy or ignorant hands. Originally used of some plexiglass covers improvised for the BRS on an IBM 4341 after a programmer's toddler daughter (named Molly) frobbed it twice in one day. Later generalized to covers over stop/reset switches on disk drives and networking equipment.