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Wetware




<jargon> /wet'weir/ (Probably from the novels of Rudy Rucker, or maybe Stanislav Lem) The human nervous system, as opposed to electronic computer hardware or software.

"Wetware has 7 plus or minus 2 temporary registers."

Also, human beings (programmers, operators, administrators) attached to a computer system, as opposed to the system's hardware or software.

See liveware, meatware.

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