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  • shriek
    n. See {excl}. Occasional CMU usage, also in common use among APL fans and mathematicians, especially category theorists.


  •  View Definition: purple wire 

    purple wire


    [IBM] n. Wire installed by Field Engineers to work around problems discovered during testing or debugging. These are called `purple wires' even when (as is frequently the case) their actual physical color is yellow.... Compare blue wire, purple wire, and red wire.