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banner: n. 1. The title page added to printouts by most print
   spoolers (see spool).  Typically includes user or account ID
   information in very large character-graphics capitals.  Also called
   a `burst page', because it indicates where to burst (tear apart)
   fanfold paper to separate one user's printout from the next.  2. A
   similar printout generated (typically on multiple pages of fan-fold
   paper) from user-specified text, e.g., by a program such as UNIX's
   `banner(1,6)'.  3. On interactive software, a first screen
   containing a logo and/or author credits and/or a copyright notice.