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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gooroo  \Goo*roo"\,  Guru  \Gu*ru"\,  n.  [Hind.  gur?  a  spiritual 
  parent  or  teacher,  Skr.  guru  heavy,  noble,  venerable, 
  teacher.  Cf  {Grief}.] 
  A  spiritual  teacher,  guide,  or  confessor  amoung  the  Hindoos. 
  --Malcom. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guru 
  n  :  a  mentor  in  spiritual  and  philosophical  topics  [syn:  {mahatma}, 
  {sage}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  guru  n.  [Unix]  An  expert.  Implies  not  only  {wizard}  skill  but 
  also  a  history  of  being  a  knowledge  resource  for  others  Less  often  used 
  (with  a  qualifier)  for  other  experts  on  other  systems,  as  in  `VMS  guru'. 
  See  {source  of  all  good  bits}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  guru 
 
    An  expert,  especially  in  "{Unix}  guru".  Implies  not 
  only  {wizard}  skill  but  also  a  history  of  being  a  knowledge 
  resource  for  others  Less  often  used  (with  a  qualifier)  for 
  other  experts  on  other  systems,  as  in  "VMS  guru". 
 
  See  {source  of  all  good  bits}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1996-06-01) 
 
 




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