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prestidigitization

prestidigitization in Technology


/pres`t*-di"j*-ti:-zay"sh*n/ 1. A term coined by Daniel Klein dvk@lonewolf.com for the act of putting something into digital notation via sleight of hand.
["Open Channel", IEEE "Computer", November 1981].
2. Data entry through legerdemain.
[Jargon File]
(1994-11-01)

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