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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke