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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who quits school.
  • n. One who has withdrawn from a given social group or environment.
  • n. Computer Science A segment of magnetic tape on which expected information is absent.
  • n. Computer Science The failure to read a bit of stored information.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Someone who has left an educational institution without completing the course
  • n. The slot in the frame that accepts the axles of the wheels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who quits school before graduation
  • n. someone who withdraws from a social group or environment

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