edulcorate


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edulcorate

[ē′dəl·kə‚rāt]
(computer science)
To eliminate irrelevant data from a data file.
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The scaffold, reminiscent of the platform in Fellini's 8 1/2, is used here to describe the Hollywood structure that--not unlike the Catholic Church--is trying to confine, organize, control, and edulcorate life's complexities.