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1. A person or group of people, especially newcomers, who are seen by others as a new target for scorn, humiliation, ridicule, or sexual advances. When you first enter high school, you're often seen as fresh meat—an easy target for thick-skulled upperclassmen. John is a scumbag to women, referring to groups he finds in bars as "fresh meat" for his sexual conquests.
2. Any newcomer or group of newcomers entering into a wider group or organization. Every summer, we get a bunch of fresh meat entering into the company as interns, having just graduated from the local university.
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We are recruiting new skaters now for our Freshmeat Training Bootcamp starting 12 April," Bickham said.
The freshmeat process is a ritual process by which participants are deemed "deserving/undeserving" or ready/not ready" to join the league, based on a combination of group-orientation and physical ability on skates (Ridgeway 1982).
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Freshmeat maintains a large index of open source software.
See Freshmeat, Statistics and Top 20, http://freshmeat.
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Posteriormente, tambien se dio de alta en otros sitios como FreshMeat o SiteScripts.
Once in a great while a new site or the community it has spawned will sustain a high interest for me for a long time--I still read freshmeat.
Este sistema sera publicado para su libre distribucion bajo la licencia GLP en los sitios SOURCE FORGE y FRESHMEAT.
The site reports that: "As of January 2006, the GPL accounted for nearly 66% of the 41,962 free software projects listed on Freshmeat, and as of January 2006, about 68% of the projects listed on SourceForge.
A search for GPL-licensed projects on the software development site Freshmeat currently yields over 22,000 projects.
Open-Xchange Server is ranked #4 out of 358 groupware projects on the freshmeat.
Launched in August 2004, Open-Xchange Server now ranks #8 out of 303 groupware projects on freshmeat.
Sites that host open source protocols and applications include Freshmeat.