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Meaning of AMOEBA

Pronunciation:  u'meebu

Matching Terms:  amoebaeum, amoeban, amoebea, amoebean, amoebian, amoebiasis, amoebic, amoebic dysentery, amoebida, amoebiform, amoebina, amoebiosis, amoeboid, amoeboid movement, amoebous

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1. A distributed operating system developed by andrew s. tanenbaum and others of vrije universiteit, amsterdam. Amoeba is only available under licence from the VUA, but is free of charge and includes all source, binaries and documentation.


2. A derogatory term for commodore's amiga personal computer.

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