Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Biff'
n : (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his
nose" [syn: punch, clout, poke, lick]
v : strike, usually with the fist; "The pedestrians pummeled the
demonstrators" [syn: pummel, pommel]
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Biff'
biff is a mail notification system for UNIX.
When a new mail message is delivered, the program biff alerts the recipient so he can read it immediately. The alert is sent to the tty where the recipient is logged in, and contains the Subject, From line, and first few lines of the body of the new message. The alert also includes terminal beeps to guarantee quick attention.
Notification is enabled by the command
and disabled by[See more about Biff at Dictionary 3.0 Encyclopedia]
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Biff Sample Sentences in News
- 'Bring back the biff', Ibrahim urges
GOLDEN Mile king John Ibrahim says it is about time police "brought back the biff'' to keep troublemakers out of Kings Cross pubs and clubs. Read more on this news related to 'Biff'
- Star Destroyer Biff Busick: Discussing Early Career, Beyond Wrestling and CZW
Pro Wrestling Smark Talk had the honor and privilege to speak with Biff Busick to discuss briefly the early years of his wrestling career, discuss this past weekends Beyond Wrestling Tournament for Tomorrow 2 event, and finally discuss Combat Zone Wrestling’s Cage of Death XV. Read more on this news related to 'Biff'
- Biff America: Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful
My mate and I had every reason not to like Mitchell and we were adamant not to let the fact we never met him stand in our way. He had three strikes against him. First, he was dating Chelsea, who might be the sweetest, kindest gal in the world (my mate excluded). Read more on this news related to 'Biff'