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install(ed) user base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) base" or "user base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing installed user base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented.
See also: base, user

user base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) user base" or simply "install(ed) base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing user base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented. The video game developer's insistence on backwards compatibility in their newest console shows an earnest effort to keep their user base happy.
See also: base, user

user friendly

Fig. easy to use. (Hyphenated before nominals.) The set-up instructions for the printer were very user friendly. I have a user-friendly computer that listens to my voice and does what I tell it.
See also: friendly, user

user

n. a drug user; a drug addict. (Drugs.) I want to stop being a user, but I can’t do it by myself.
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This tool is particularly helpful to novice and non-GIS users, such as Urban Planning and Architecture students working on site or building design projects.
Version 5.1 of the IFC, deployed in July 2005, was a usability test model intended to allow acquisition workforce field users to use the system and provide comments to DAU regarding usability of the graphics, linkages, and knowledge provided.
[2.] Alexa, 'owned by Amazon.com, lists traffic rankings for the top 100 sites in each of over 70 countries; it gets the information by offering people a toolbar that provides additional search help, in return for automatically reporting users' Web use to Alexa.
How many times do we come across people saying "I do not know how I got to this page." The Web application must be able to clearly tell the user where exactly he or she is relative to the home page.
Asking desktop end users to make records management decisions, in effect, makes every user a records manager.
While passwords should continue to play a role in user authentication, they should not be overly relied upon because of their inherent limitations.
It sends observations about the computer and its user back to some outside handler.
The malware is theoretically benign, but is intended to show a particular vulnerability in an operating system or programmed to alert developers and the user community so that they can tighten security.