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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disclaimer  \Dis*claim"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  disclaims,  disowns,  or  renounces. 
 
  2.  (Law)  A  denial,  disavowal,  or  renunciation,  as  of  a  title, 
  claim,  interest,  estate,  or  trust;  relinquishment  or 
  waiver  of  an  interest  or  estate.  --Burrill. 
 
  3.  A  public  disavowal,  as  of  pretensions,  claims,  opinions, 
  and  the  like  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disclaimer 
  n  :  (law)  a  voluntary  repudiation  of  a  person's  legal  claim  to 
  something 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  disclaimer  n.  [Usenet]  Statement  ritually  appended  to  many 
  Usenet  postings  (sometimes  automatically,  by  the  posting  software) 
  reiterating  the  fact  (which  should  be  obvious,  but  is  easily  forgotten) 
  that  the  article  reflects  its  author's  opinions  and  not  necessarily 
  those  of  the  organization  running  the  machine  through  which  the  article 
  entered  the  network. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  disclaimer 
 
    Statement  ritually  appended  to  many  {Usenet} 
  postings  (sometimes  automatically,  by  the  posting  software) 
  reiterating  the  fact  (which  should  be  obvious,  but  is  easily 
  forgotten)  that  the  article  reflects  its  author's  opinions  and 
  not  necessarily  those  of  the  organisation  running  the  computer 
  through  which  the  article  entered  the  network. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1995-07-30) 
 
 




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