Meaning of ADMIN in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ /ad-min'/ n. ]

Short for `administrator'; very commonly used in speech or on-line to refer to the systems person in charge on a computer. Common constructions on this include `sysadmin' and `site admin' (emphasizing the administrator's role as a site contact for email and news) or `newsadmin' (focusing specifically on news). Compare postmaster , sysop , system mangler .

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.