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    /liv'lok/ n. A situation in which some critical stage of a task is unable to finish because its clients perpetually create more work for... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    sidecar


    n. 1. Syn. slap on the side. Esp. used of add-ons for the late and unlamented IBM PCjr. 2. The IBM PC compatibility box that could be bolted onto the side of an Amiga. Designed and produced by Commodore, it broke all of the company's own rules. If it worked with any other peripherals, it was by magic.