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SAM

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SAM

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sam

(tool)
A multi-file screen editor with structural regular expressions. Sam runs under the X Window System.

SAM

(1) See sequential access method, software asset management and SCSI Architecture Model.

(2) (Security Accounts Manager) The part of Windows that manages the encrypted database of usernames, passwords and permissions. SAM resides in each server as well as in each domain controller. See Syskey, PDC and trust relationship.

(3) (Symantec AntiVirus for Macintosh) An earlier Macintosh antivirus program from Symantec Corporation, Cupertino, CA. It evolved into Norton AntiVirus for Mac.
References in classic literature ?
Sam approached with as good a determination to pay court as did ever suitor after a vacant place at St.
said Sam, "horses won't be cotched all in a mimit; they'd done clared out way down to the south pasture, and the Lord knows whar
said Sam, rolling up his eyes with a volume of meaning.
You know, Andy, critturs will do such things;" and therewith Sam poked Andy in the side, in a highly suggestive manner.
And Sam and Andy laid their heads back on their shoulders, and broke into a low, immoderate laugh, snapping their fingers and flourishing their heels with exquisite delight.
Sam and Andy, clawing for certain fragmentary palm-leaves, which they were in the habit of considering as hats, flew to the horseposts, to be ready to "help Mas'r.
Oh, wery well, Sir,' replied Sam, 'we shan't be bankrupts, and we shan't make our fort'ns.
If you'd sent word you was a-coming, we'd ha' had it repaired;' replied the imperturbable Sam.
Never mind George Barnwell,' interrupted Sam, who had remained a wondering listener during this short colloquy;
said Sam, in whose mind the inmates were always represented by that particular article of their costume, which came under his immediate superintendence.
Stop a bit,' replied Sam, suddenly recollecting himself.
He drew from his pocket a red silk purse, and looked very hard at Sam as he drew out a sovereign.