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cookie jar

(programming)
An area of memory set aside for storing cookies. Most commonly heard in the Atari ST community; many useful ST programs record their presence by storing a distinctive magic number in the jar. Programs can inquire after the presence or otherwise of other programs by searching the contents of the jar.

cookie jar

(security)
A cracker term for the password file of a multi-user computer.
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For those that may not have time to sit down for a meal, the Cookie Jar offers packed lunches that can be delivered or picked up.
In a phone interview, Cookie Jar President and COO Toper Taylor said that it has been a challenging environment for independent companies that develop entertainment programming and products for children.
Specifically, a correct response in this trial involves the participant indicating that I (experimenter) will think that inside the cookie jar is a doll, and you (participant) will think the same (because we were both here when you put the doll in the cookie jar).
We can't control whether there's a McDonald's on the corner, but we can control whether we have potato chips sitting on the counter or ice cream in the freezer or cookies in the cookie jar.
For the gift-giving season, or for your favorite pooch's birthday, choose a festive hunter green or cobalt blue lid to the cookie jar.
Boston Warehouse recently introduced Cup O' Joe Kitchen accessories, including a Cookie Jar, Tick Tack Timer and Napkin Ring Set.
An incentive to other large corporations will arise, all wanting a share from the cookie jar.
Among its introductions is an addition to its Barnyard Buddies collection -- a holiday-inspired cookie jar.
We're moving the cookie jar from the kitchen table to the counter to behind a cabinet above the refrigerator, and these are the guys who own the ladder and crowbar concessions.
Mom reached into the cookie jar where she always kept chocolate chip cookies -- her family's favorite.
We have already seen positive results in the short amount of time we have been working with GoFish on our role-playing game, Magi-Nation: Battle for the Moonlands," says Kenneth Locker, Senior Vice President of Digital Media for Cookie Jar Entertainment.
and leading children's company, COOKIE JAR ENTERTAINMENT, announced a partnership to bring the new rockin' music sensation for kids, The Doodlebops, to 40 cities across the country for their first live U.