By on August 28, 2003

Can’t tell the difference between Internet and Intranet? Jargonary can help.

“Jargonary is a dictionary for computer Jargon. It lets you look up Jargons in the definition database stored in your computer. The database contains explanations for more than 13000 computer Jargons. Jargonary features:

  • Detailed explanations for more than 13000 computer Jargons
  • Real-time searching
  • A history feature to retrace your search results
  • Auxiliary definition feature that helps define words within definitions
  • Closest match feature for quick browsing
  • Simple user interface
  • One click connection to WWW, FTP, Email, Newsgroup within definitions.”

For Macintosh OS X and Windows.



  1. This is an installed application. Why would you sell this as a downloadable app, rather than run it as a Web site that you just pay $20 to access (rather than buying the software for $20)?

    I didn’t see any functionality that required it to be installed locally.

    Other than that, it seems quite good. Great depth of content. There’s stuff on their I had never heard of.

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