Associations to the word «Daemon»

Wiktionary

DAEMON, noun. (uncommon) Alternative form of demon
DAEMON, noun. (computing) (Unix) A process (a running program) that does not have a controlling terminal.

Dictionary definition

DAEMON, noun. An evil supernatural being.
DAEMON, noun. A person who is part mortal and part god.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats