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wizard: n. 1. A person who knows how a complex piece of software
   or hardware works (that is, who groks it); esp. someone who
   can find and fix bugs quickly in an emergency.  Someone is a
   hacker if he or she has general hacking ability, but is a wizard
   with respect to something only if he or she has specific detailed
   knowledge of that thing.  A good hacker could become a wizard for
   something given the time to study it.  2. A person who is permitted
   to do things forbidden to ordinary people; one who has wheel
   privileges on a system.  3. A UNIX expert, esp. a UNIX systems
   programmer.  This usage is well enough established that `UNIX
   Wizard' is a recognized job title at some corporations and to most
   headhunters.  See guru, lord high fixer.  See also
   deep magic, heavy wizardry, incantation, magic,
   mutter, rain dance, voodoo programming, wave a
   dead chicken.