fepped out

<jargon> /fept owt/ The Symbolics 3600 LISP Machine has a Front-End Processor (FEP). When the main processor gets wedged, the FEP takes control of the keyboard and screen. Such a machine is said to have "fepped out" or "dropped into the fep".

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Last updated: 1994-12-01

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