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  • DEADBEEF
    /ded-beef/ n. The hexadecimal word-fill pattern for freshly allocated memory (decimal -21524111) under a number of IBM environments, including the RS/6000. As in... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    system


    n. 1. The supervisor program or OS on a computer. 2. The entire computer system, including input/output devices, the supervisor program or OS, and possibly other software. 3. Any large-scale program. 4. Any method or algorithm. 5. `System hacker' one who hacks the system (in senses 1 and 2 only; for sense 3 one mentions the particular program e.g., `LISP hacker')