rape = R = raster blaster

rare mode adj.

[Unix] CBREAK mode (character-by-character with interrupts enabled). Distinguished from raw mode and cooked mode; the phrase "a sort of half-cooked (rare?) mode" is used in the V7/BSD manuals to describe the mode. Usage: rare.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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