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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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Small biscuit tins with simple decoration and lift-off lids are in the PS10-20 range, while the more elaborate are priced under PS50.
Fortunately, I have a solution which may give hope to British tennis fans: biscuit tins.
Ms Masters told the court that both defendants' fingerprints were found on the bags and the biscuit tin.
And a senior Labour source added: "This is typical hypocrisy from Eric Pickles, who looks like he is no stranger to the biscuit tin.
The exhibition is accompanied by an April 6, ambitious public project, commencing at Mostyn with the Biscuit Tin Photo Archive.
Now there's Biscuit Tin and the Holy Biscuit, with the Biscuit Room and Biscuit Box on the way.
A DRUG dealer who stashed PS85,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in a biscuit tin has been jailed for six and a half years.
Dan was asked by art lover Ramy Zack, the owner of the Biscuit Tin studios which incorporates the Dinsdale Place wall, to transform the space into a graffiti showcase two years ago.
The pink Wedgwood-inspired tin is a Huntley and Palmer's tin, this company having made some of the most collectable tins over the years, their first decorative biscuit tin having been produced to celebrate the royal patronage granted to them in 1868.
THERE used to be a time when savings would be hidden under the mattress or in a biscuit tin.
In this early period the Earls Court Antiques For Everyone fair biscuit tin display shows a vast range of these unusually shaped tins were produced by firms such as Peak Frean, Carrs, Fox's, Jacobs, Crawfords, McVitie & Price and Huntley & Palmer.
For a whole week they sat unfathomed on the kitchen table, tucked behind the biscuit tin.