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  • lobotomy
    n. 1. What a hacker subjected to formal management training is said to have undergone. At IBM and elsewhere this term is used... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    scratch


    1. [from `scratchpad'] adj. Describes a data structure or recording medium attached to a machine for testing or temporary-use purposes; one that can be scribbled on without loss. Usually in the combining forms `scratch memory', `scratch register', `scratch disk', `scratch tape', `scratch volume'. See scratch monkey. 2. [primarily IBM] vt. To delete (as in a file).