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warm +‎ -ware


warmware (uncountable)

  1. Humans, i.e. the users of technologies, as opposed to the hardware, software or firmware.
    • 1986, Bernard Mergen, Cultural dimensions of play, games, and sport
      I have moved to Silicon Valley to gain real-time, warmware access to heroes of a truly virtual community.
    • 1987, Language monthly
      Warmware are the teachers, learners, and users of languages and technologies. We realize the advantages that computers bring...
    • 2007, Marc A Annacchino, The pursuit of new product development: the business development process
      Where a simpler version would have served the application well, a new, more complex version is offered, requiring more warmware (customer support personnel)...

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