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Noddy

Nod´dy
n.1.A simpleton; a fool.
2.(Zool.) Any tern of the genus Anous, as Anous stolidus.
3.An old game at cards.
4.A small two-wheeled one-horse vehicle.
5.An inverted pendulum consisting of a short vertical flat spring which supports a rod having a bob at the top; - used for detecting and measuring slight horizontal vibrations of a body to which it is attached.
noddy - /nod'ee/ [UK: from the children's books] 1. Small and un-useful, but demonstrating a point. Noddy programs are often written by people learning a new language or system. The archetypal noddy program is hello, world. Noddy code may be used to demonstrate a feature or bug of a compiler. May be used of real hardware or software to imply that it isn't worth using. "This editor's a bit noddy."

2. A program that is more or less instant to produce. In this use, the term does not necessarily connote uselessness, but describes a hack sufficiently trivial that it can be written and debugged while carrying on (and during the space of) a normal conversation. "I'll just throw together a noddy awk script to dump all the first fields." In North America this might be called a mickey mouse program. See toy program.

3. A simple (hence the name) language to handle text and interaction on the Memotech home computer. Has died with the machine.
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nod off
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Nodal Switching System
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Nodated hyperbola
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nodding groundsel
nodding onion
nodding thistle
nodding wild onion
Noddle
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Node
nodes of Ranvier
Nodical
Nodical month
NODIS
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