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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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This undated photo provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection shows a bear cub that got its head stuck in an oversized cookie jar.
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.
The family kept the lotto tickets and some of other precious keepsakes in that cookie jar.
And I think well, fair enough, you take the size six jeans and I would rather have the cookie jar.
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.
Actually, the "Fear not" prophecy is the title gracing the cover of Chris Adolf's latest work in the Love Letter Band, an album that has one hand deep in the cookie jar labeled Pleasant Folk, as the other arm is busy directing traffic in a small town.
During this task, two pictures--one of a plate of cookies and the other of a doll--were presented along with the following verbal stimuli here labeled L1, L2, and L3 for ease of communication: [L1] "If you put the doll in the cookie jar and I am here"--[L2] "What would I think is in the cookie jar?
A couple of years ago Shep was wandering around a discount store and saw a plastic cookie jar that looked like the White House.
The fallout has stained the 88-year-old's reputation as a ruler who kept his hand out of the cookie jar.
It's the cookie jar on the table that causes trouble.
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