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.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 18:50