Terminate and Stay Resident

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terminate and stay resident

[¦tər·mə‚nāt ən ‚stā ′rez·ə·dənt]
(computer science)

Terminate and Stay Resident

(TSR) A type of DOS utility which, once loaded, stays in memory and can be reactivated by pressing a certain combination of keys.