liveware definition - telecomSlang for people
, distinguishing them from software, firmware, and hardware. Synonymous with grayware. See also firmware, grayware, hardware, and software.
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Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/liveware.htmlA slang term
used to denote people using (attached to) computers, and is based on the need for a human, or liveware, to operate the system using hardware and software. Other words meaning the same or similar to liveware include wetware, meatware and jellyware. Meatware and jellyware are most often used by internal customer support personnel as slang terms when referencing human operating errors.