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noun 1. a measure of the amount of cigarettes a person has smoked over an extended period, equal to one packet of 20 every day for one year
noun an electronic game in which a character is moved to eat its way through a maze; also written Pac Man Word Origin created in 1980 as Puckman in Japan, name altered for American market Usage Note trademark computing noun a defensive strategy used by the target of a takeover whereby the target makes a […]
- Pac-Man defense
[pak-man] /ˈpækˌmæn/ noun 1. a defensive tactic against a hostile takeover in which the targeted company makes its own bid to take over the hostile firm.