Associations to the word «Hal»

Wiktionary

HAL, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given names Henry, Harold and Harry.
HAL, abbreviation. (software) hardware abstraction layer
HAL, proper noun. (idiomatic) (fiction) (computing) a homicidal computer, an artificial intelligence that acts similarly to the HAL 9000 featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Wise words

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