HAL

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See also: hal, Hal, hál, häl, hål, and hæl

English[edit]

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Abbreviation[edit]

HAL

  1. (software) hardware abstraction layer

Etymology[edit]

From the fictional HAL 9000

Proper noun[edit]

HAL

  1. (idiomatic, fiction, computing) a homicidal computer, an artificial intelligence that acts similarly to the HAL 9000 featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey.