American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A computer program, usually running over the Internet, that allows multiple users to participate in virtual-reality role-playing games.
- From Multi-User Dungeon (Wiktionary)
- m(ulti-)u(ser) d(ungeon), m(ulti-)u(ser) d(imension) and m(ulti-)u(ser) d(omain). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This is characteristic of this government," said Ramon José Medina, a coordinator for the opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Panel, better known by its Spanish acronym MUD.”
“The talk in a MUD is in the service of constructionâ€ of constructing a character and a community.”
“A MUD is allowing its players to anonymously purchase coin of the realm with real cash, via their e-gold accounts.”
“And my character on Arrant Destiny MUD is getting married!”
“But I am pretty sure it's because he'd just heard the word MUD from a walking, talking human being.”
“To that end, five opposition candidates belonging to the Coalition for Democratic Unity known in Spanish by the unfortunate acronym MUD will face off in the primary.”
“Virtual worlds turned 30 last year: the first one was in 1978, was called MUD 1, and it was in Essex, England.”
“A MUD is a text based online game where you hang out with other people and kill stuff.”
“A MUD is a separate taxing entity for a specific area that pays for developments and improvements to that area.”
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