Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of VAX (a computer system of the 1970s).

Etymologies

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Humorous modern use of -en from Middle English.

Examples

  • To give you an idea of what that means, VAXen are also classed as C2 systems.

    Introduction to the Primos Operating System by Violence of The VOID Hackers

  • Bill Gates can't be anti-vax - too much of what made VAXen (or at least VMS) run found its way into Windows.

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  • Since the beginning I have been programming 6502, Z80, 68000, and VAX assembler and an assortment of 3GL and 4GL languages on all Apple OSes from DOS 3.3 to Leopard as well as CP / M (in that stone age), and for years on DEC's VAXen, MS Windows and Unix / Linux.

    MacInTouch

  • Bletchley Park (I have some VAXen that went through you at one point, and we'll both pretend you crushed the media ...

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