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cmdlet (plural cmdlets)
- (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.