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wimp / wimp/ inf. • n. a weak and cowardly or unadventurous person. • v. [intr.] (wimp out) withdraw from a course of action or a stated position in a way that is seen as feeble or cowardly. DERIVATIVES: wimp·ish adj.wimp·ish·ly adv.wimp·ish·ness n.wimp·y adj.

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WIMP1 / wimp/ • n. [often as adj.] Comput. a graphical user interface designed to simplify or demystify computing operations.

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WIMP (wɪmp) Physics weakly interacting massive particle
• (or wimp) Computing windows, icons, menus, and pointers

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wimp Acronym for windows, icons, menus, pointers. An informal term used to identify the main advantages claimed for a windows system.

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