Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A. Middle English form of seed.
  • noun A line of silk, gut, or hair by which a fish-hook is fastened to the line: a snood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun computing A noninteractive text editor (originally developed in Unix), intended for making systematic edits in an automatic or batch-oriented way.
  • verb neologism, slang To edit a file or stream of text using sed.

Etymologies

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From stream editor.

Examples

  • October 7, 2008 10: 22 AM all what was sed is true, men are taking over the female jobs why cant women rise to do men's jobs

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  • All but the simplest text extraction tasks are difficult with sed, which is basically a regexp filtering program.

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  • All but the simplest text extraction tasks are difficult with sed, which is basically a regexp filtering program.

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  • Passing a word into a shell script that calls sed sed to emulate grep is:

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  • All but the simplest text extraction tasks are difficult with sed, which is basically a regexp filtering program.

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  • The script uses some regular expression sed magic, friendly tweaked by

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  • Artemus Ward, from Maine, wrote a flat Down-Eastish dialect that relied heavily on pointless ( "sed" for "said") or drastic ( "goak" for "joke") cacography and lacked Kelly's lyricism.

    Pogo

  • One neet a little lass knock'd at th 'door, an' sed 'at Emma had sent her to tell her an' Isaac to go a to see her as sooin as ivver they could.

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  • Long back when Shlomi had suggested a "sed" way, I actually shell scripted it, and now publishing.

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  • Copy that file to the name newdatabase. dump and edit it, or use 'sed', to replace all appearances of host1. domain.com with host2. domain.com

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