Last modified on 19 August 2014, at 04:39

archdevil

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

arch- +‎ devil

NounEdit

archdevil (plural archdevils)

  1. A chief or reigning devil.
  2. (computing, Unix) A program, or part of a program, which is not invoked explicitly but lies dormant waiting for some event.

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