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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  AIDS 
  n  :  a  serious  (often  fatal)  disease  of  the  immune  system 
  transmitted  through  blood  products  especially  by  sexual 
  contact  or  contaminated  needles  [syn:  {AIDS},  {acquired 
  immune  deficiency  syndrome}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  AIDS  /aydz/  n.  Short  for  A*  Infected  Disk  Syndrome  (`A*'  is  a 
  {glob}  pattern  that  matches,  but  is  not  limited  to  Apple  or  Amiga), 
  this  condition  is  quite  often  the  result  of  practicing  unsafe  {SEX}. 
  See  {virus},  {worm},  {Trojan  horse},  {virgin}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  AIDS 
 
    /aydz/  A*  Infected  Disk  Syndrome  ("A*"  is  a 
  {glob}  pattern  that  matches,  but  is  not  limited  to  {Apple 
  Computer}),  this  condition  is  quite  often  the  result  of 
  practicing  unsafe  {SEX}. 
 
  See  {virus},  {worm},  {Trojan  horse},  {virgin}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1995-04-13) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  AIDS 
  Automatic  Installation  and  Diagnostic  Service 
 
 




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