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  1. moof

    The dogcow, named Clarus, is a bitmapped image designed by Apple for the demonstration of page layout in the classic Mac OS. The sound she makes is "Moof!", a portmanteau of "moo" and "woof". Clarus became the archetype of surrealistic humor in the corporate culture of the original Macintosh group, particularly as the mascot of Apple’s Developer Technical Support as officially documented in Technote #31.


  1. MOOF

    There is no widely accepted general definition of "MOOF" as it is not a commonly used acronym or term. It may be an abbreviation used in a specialized field, niche community, or personal context that is not widely known or recognized. Without more specific information, it is challenging to provide a precise definition for "MOOF."

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  1. Moof

    [Macintosh users] 1. n. The call of a semi-legendary creature, properly called the dogcow. (Some previous versions of this entry claimed, incorrectly, that Moof was the name of the creature.) 2. adj. Used to flag software that's a hack, something untested and on the edge. On one Apple CD-ROM, certain folders such as “Tools & Apps (Moof!)” and “Development Platforms (Moof!)”, are so marked to indicate that they contain software not fully tested or sanctioned by the powers that be. When you open these folders you cross the boundary into hackerland. 3. v. On the Microsoft Network, the term ‘moof’ has gained popularity as a verb meaning ‘to be suddenly disconnected by the system’. One might say “I got moofed”.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOOF in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOOF in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. aberrate
    • B. flub
    • C. gloat
    • D. descant

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