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  • patch space
    n. An unused block of bits left in a binary so that it can later be modified by insertion of machine-language instructions there (typically,... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    wetware


    /wet'weir/ [prob. from the novels of Rudy Rucker] n. 1. The human nervous system, as opposed to computer hardware or software. "Wetware has 7 plus or minus 2 temporary registers." 2. Human beings (programmers, operators, administrators) attached to a computer system, as opposed to the system's hardware or software. See liveware, meatware.