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liveware

/ˈlaɪvˌwɛə/
noun
1.
the programmers, systems analysts, operating staff, and other personnel working in a computer system Compare hardware (sense 2), software
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n.

"people," 1966, computer-programmer jargon, from live (adj.) + ending abstracted from software, etc.

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liveware in Technology


/li:v'weir/ 1. A less common synonym for wetware
2. (Cambridge) Vermin. "Waiter, there's some liveware in my salad."
[Jargon File]
(1995-10-30)

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