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shell variable

shell variable in Technology

programming, operating system
One of the variables accessible to a Unix shell process, including environment variables (e.g. $HOME), command line arguments (e.g. $1) and local variables (e.g. $input_file). Other operating systems have similar variables.
(1999-01-26)

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