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Definition of big iron

big iron

  • a Harley Davidson motorcycle. "Big" is in reference to their size and "iron" to their originality as a "tractor" type motorcycle. Term was used especially when lightweight Japanese motorcycles first appeared.

    Last edited on Mar 28 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 26 2013.

noun - uncountable

  • mainframe or mainframes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from Complete Idiot's Guide to A Career in Computer Programming, Jesse Liberty, 1999 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 29 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 29 2011.

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