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driver

1. <operating system> device driver.

2. <programming> The main loop of an event-processing program; the code that gets commands and dispatches them for execution.

3. <tool> In the TeX world and the computerised typesetting world in general, a program that translates some device-independent or other common format to something a real device can actually understand.

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