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  • n. Plural form of seeder.

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Examples

  • As of 11 a.m. ET, the six torrents on Mininova showed more than 1,400 total "seeders" -- the term for a computer that has a complete copy of the torrent file -- and about 14,000

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  • As of 11 a.m. ET, the six torrents on Mininova showed more than 1,400 total "seeders" -- the term for a computer that has a complete copy of the torrent file -- and about 14,000 "leechers," or computers that have downloaded only part of the complete torrent.

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  • BitTorrent file sharing is more complicated, with downloaders and uploaders collecting in transient swarms of so-called seeders and leechers.

    Privacy Digest

  • So-called seeders typically provide startup capital to new funds in exchange for a share of their revenue.

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  • "seeders" -- the term for a computer that has a complete copy of the torrent file -- and about

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  • On one BitTorrent site we visited, three different rips of the same CD are available in its Top 100 Music downloads page, with nearly 5,000 "seeders" a computer that has a complete copy of the torrent file which helps to distribute the pirated music quickly and efficiently.

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  • How quickly the content is obtained is a function of how many "seeders" there are to share the file (s), as well as the speed of the user's internet connection.

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  • The film features "seeders," scientists who inject clouds with substances that hasten condensation, thereby making rain.

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  • One of the files found via a search on Pirate Bay, for example, sported about nearly 3,000 "seeders," the term for a computer that has a complete copy of the torrent file and is able to share it with others.

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  • At the time of writing, the 32-bit version showed about 300 "seeders", the term for a computer that has a complete copy of the torrent file, and about 150 "leechers" or computers that have downloaded only part of the complete torrent.

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