(U zur) n.

1. a person who interacts with a computer to achieve a specific result.

2. a person or company that receives the results of a process; customer; end user.

3. the identified access of a user to a computer, especially in logging on to a multiuser computer and throughout the session that follows.

USER (SAS word)

System option.


user-defined field


in application data, a field or variable whose content and meaning is determined by the user rather than the application designer.

Abbr. UDF.

user ID


a short name or code that a computer uses to identify a specific user, account, etc.

user interface


a computer program's interaction with a user, by which the program responds to user actions and displays the results of its processing.

Abbr. UI.

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