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DAU: /dow/ [German Fidonet] n. German acronym for D"ummster
   Anzunehmender User (stupidest imaginable user).  From the
   engineering-slang GAU for Gr"osster Anzunehmender Unfall, worst
   foreseeable accident, esp. of a LNG tank farm plant or something
   with similarly disastrous consequences.  In popular German, GAU is
   used only to refer to worst-case nuclear acidents such as a core
   meltdown. See cretin, fool, loser and weasel.