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lobotomy


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lobotomy 
  n  :  surgical  interruption  of  nerve  tracts  to  and  from  the 
  frontal  lobe  of  the  brain  [syn:  {prefrontal  lobotomy},  {prefrontal 
  leucotomy}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  lobotomy  n.  1.  What  a  hacker  subjected  to  formal  management 
  training  is  said  to  have  undergone.  At  IBM  and  elsewhere  this  term  is 
  used  by  both  hackers  and  low-level  management;  the  latter  doubtless  intend 
  it  as  a  joke.  2.  The  act  of  removing  the  processor  from  a  microcomputer 
  in  order  to  replace  or  upgrade  it  Some  very  cheap  {clone}  systems  are 
  sold  in  `lobotomized'  form  --  everything  but  the  brain. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  lobotomy 
 
  1.  What  a  hacker  subjected  to  formal  management  training  is 
  said  to  have  undergone.  At  {IBM}  and  elsewhere  this  term  is 
  used  by  both  hackers  and  low-level  management;  the  latter 
  doubtless  intend  it  as  a  joke. 
 
  2.  The  act  of  removing  the  processor  from  a  {microcomputer}  in 
  order  to  replace  or  upgrade  it  Some  very  cheap  {clone} 
  systems  are  sold  in  lobotomised"  form  -  everything  but  the 
  brain. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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