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con(esp US), conn Nautical
the place where a person who cons a vessel is stationed
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[SF fandom] A science-fiction convention. Not used of other sorts of conventions, such as professional meetings. This term, unlike many others of SF-fan slang, is widely recognised even by hackers who aren't fans. "We'd been corresponding on the net for months, then we met face-to-face at a con."
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CON(CONsole) A common device name for the keyboard and screen. See Copy con and device names.
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