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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shebangnoun

    an entire system; used in the phrase `the whole shebang'


  1. Shebangnoun

    The character sequence #!, which frequently begins shell scripts in a Unix system.


  1. shebang

    A shebang is a sequence of characters in a script file, usually at the beginning, that indicates the interpreter for the execution of the script. It typically appears as '#!' followed by the path to the interpreter. The term can also informally refer to an entire project or activity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shebangnoun

    a jocosely depreciative name for a dwelling or shop

  2. Etymology: [Cf. Shebeen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shebang

    shē-bang′, n. (Amer.) a place, a store, a saloon, a gaming-house: a brothel.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. shebang

    [possibly a portmanteau of “sharp bang”] The character sequence “#!” that frequently begins executable shell scripts under Unix. Probably derived from “shell bang” under the influence of American slang “the whole shebang” (everything, the works).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shebang in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shebang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Shebang in a Sentence

  1. Ron DeSantis:

    It's hard enough raising kids as it is, now, you get baby food, diapers, wipes, baby clothes, the whole shebang, including things like cribs and strollers, which are very, very expensive. So that is going to be permanently tax-free in the state of Florida. We're also doing a permanent exclusion on all over-the-counter pet medications, because they're parts of our families, too.

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