Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 01:19

unshadow

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ shadow

VerbEdit

unshadow (third-person singular simple present unshadows, present participle unshadowing, simple past and past participle unshadowed)

  1. (transitive) To free from shadow; to allow to become illuminated.
  2. (transitive, computing) To combine (a password file) with its corresponding "shadow file" in order to facilitate cracking of the passwords.