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    v. Syn. {crash}. Unlike {crash}, which is used primarily of hardware, this verb is used of both hardware and software. See also... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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    rare mode

    [UNIX] adj. CBREAK mode (character-by-character with interrupts enabled). Distinguished from raw mode and {cooked mode}; the phrase "a sort of half-cooked (rare?) mode" is used in the V7/BSD manuals to describe the mode. Usage rare.