= W =
wetware /wet'weir/ n.
[prob. from the novels of Rudy
Rucker] 1. The human nervous system, as opposed to computer
hardware or software. "Wetware has 7 plus or minus 2 temporary
registers." 2. Human beings (programmers, operators,
administrators) attached to a computer system, as opposed to the
system's hardware or software. See liveware, meatware.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.