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wizard

(1) A utility within an application that helps you use the application to perform a particular task. For example, a "letter wizard" within a word processing application would lead you through the steps of producing different types of correspondence.

(2) An outstanding programmer. Also called a super- programmer. Common wisdom holds that one wizard is worth ten average programmers.

(3) The system administrator for a chat room or MUD.







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