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Meaning of PROWLER

Pronunciation:  'prawlur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
 

PROWLER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: sneak, stalker
 
 See Also: interloper, intruder, trespasser

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prowl"er\, n.
One that prowls. --Thomson.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(unix) A daemon that is run periodically (typically once a week) to seek out and erase core files, truncate administrative logfiles, nuke "lost+found" directories, and otherwise clean up the cruft that tends to pile up in the corners of a file system.

See also gfr, reaper, skulker.

 

 

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