cmdlet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cmd +‎ -let

Noun[edit]

cmdlet (plural cmdlets)

  1. (computing, Microsoft Windows) A specialized .NET class implementing a particular operation in Windows PowerShell.
    • 2010, Ken St. Cyr, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Administration Instant Reference (page 491)
      For example, the following command will display the cmdlets that can be executed by people who are in the Move Mailboxes role []
    • 2011, John Paul Mueller, Professional Windows 7 Development Guide
      Generally, a cmdlet will run much faster than a script of the same functionality.