A menu based system for exploring Internet resources.
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Gopher is a distributed document search and retrieval system that acted as a pre-web version of the World Wide Web. Being text-based it lost out to the graphical user interface of the modern day World Wide Web.
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Go'pher noun [ French gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See Gauffer .] (Zoology) 1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera Geomys and Thomomys , of the family Geomyidæ ; -- called also ...
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<zoology> ... 1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera Geomys and Thomomys, of the family Geomyidae; called also pocket gopher and pouched rat. See Pocket gopher, and Tucan. ... The name was originally given by French settlers to many burrowing rodents, from their honey...
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noun burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America
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• (n.) A large land tortoise (Testudo Carilina) of the Southern United States, which makes extensive burrows. • (n.) One of several western American species of the genus Spermophilus, of the family Sciuridae; as, the gray gopher (Spermophilus Franklini) and the striped gopher (S. trideceml...
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[computer] The Australian cricket team in England, 1882. From left, standing: Tom Garrett, George Bonnor, Harry Boyle, Hugh Massie, George Palmer, C.W. Beale (manager), John Blackham. Sitting: George Giffen, Fred Spofforth, Tom Horan, Percy McDonnell, Billy Murdoch, Alec Bannerman. ...
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[animal] The term gopher as it is commonly used does not relate to any one species, but is a generic term used to describe any of several small burrowing rodents endemic to North America, including the pocket gopher (family Geomyidae), also called true gophers, and the ground squirrel (famil...
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[protocol] The Gopher protocol (ər) is a TCP/IP application layer protocol designed for distributing, searching, and retrieving documents over the Internet. Strongly oriented towards a menu-document design, the Gopher protocol presented an attractive alternative to the World Wide Web in its...
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- a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
- any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
- burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America
- burrowing edib...
Invented at the University of Minnesota in 1993 just before the Web, gopher was a widely successful method of making menus of material available over the Internet. Gopher was designed to be much easier to use than FTP, while still using a text-only interface. Gopher is a Client and Server style prog...
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gopher or pocket gopher,name for the burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, found in North America and Central America. The gopher is gray, buff, or dark brown. Its combined head and body length is 5 to 12 in. (13–30 cm) depending on the species; its tail is short. The name pocket gopher r...
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Gopher is American slang for a resident of Minnesota.
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