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2 definitions found
 for wetware
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  wetware
   /wet'weir/, n.
  
      [prob.: from the novels of Rudy Rucker]
  
      1. The human nervous system, as opposed to computer hardware or software. ?
      Wetware has 7 plus or minus 2 temporary registers.?
  
      2. Human beings (programmers, operators, administrators) attached to a
      computer system, as opposed to the system's hardware or software. See {
      liveware, meatware.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  wetware
  
      /wet'weir/ (Probably from the novels of Rudy Rucker,
     or maybe Stanislav Lem) The human nervous system, as opposed
     to electronic computer hardware or software.  "Wetware has
     7 plus or minus 2 temporary registers."  Also, human beings
     (programmers, operators, administrators) attached to a
     computer system, as opposed to the system's hardware or
     software.
  
     See liveware, meatware.
  
     [True origin?  Dates?]
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1996-08-19)
  

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