An early system on the JOHNNIAC computer.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
noun 1. . [ar-uh-kah-nuh] /ˌær əˈkɑ nə/ noun 1. any of numerous varieties of domestic chickens derived from South American wild fowl, noted for producing pale blue, green, or pinkish eggs. 2. a breed of Araucana, developed in the U.S., having ear tufts and no tail.
- Easter egging
jargon (IBM, From the custom of the Easter Egg hunt observed in the US and many parts of Europe) The act of replacing unrelated components more or less at random in the hope that a malfunction will go away. Hackers consider this the normal operating mode of field circus techs and do not love them […]
noun 1. a nearly stemless composite plant, Townsendia exscapa, of the Rocky Mountain regions, having stalkless purplish or white flowers in a rosette of narrow leaves.
- Easy meat
noun (informal) 1. someone easily seduced or deceived 2. something easy to get or do modifier : their easy-meat score in the aerial spraying issue noun phrase [fr the earlier sense that something or someone is vulnerable, easily hunted and caught, etc, esp in the sexual sense, where meat means ”sexual victim, conquest, object, etc”]