gopher

Definitions

Commerce

  • noun an employee who carries out simple menial duties such as fetching and carrying things for a manager or another employee

Computing

Electronics

  • (written as Gopher)
    On the Internet, a document-retrieval utility which presents the results of searches in the form of hierarchical menus.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a servicing device within the Internet which allows access by allowing links between systems

Media Studies

  • noun a computer program that searches for file names and resources on the Internet, organising them into menus containing links to text files, graphic images, databases and further menus

Military

  • noun
    (written as Gopher)
    an SA-13, Soviet-designed surface-to-air missile, usually attached to armoured and mechanized groupings
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