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Trojan vs. Spartan

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Trojannoun

(computing) Malware that appears to perform or actually performs a desired task for a user while performing a harmful task without the user's knowledge or consent.

Spartanadjective

Austere, frugal, characterized by self-denial.

‘I went on the retreat to the monastery, thinking I would be sleeping in a spartan cell, only to discover a simple but comfortable bedroom.’;

Trojanadjective

(astronomy) Describing a satellite (moon or minor planet) that shares an orbit with another

Spartanadjective

Resolute in the face of danger or adversity.

‘The spartan legionaries vowed to fight to the death.’;

Trojanverb

To infect (a system) with a trojan.

Spartanadjective

Lacking in decoration and luxury.

‘After ten years as a fashion designer in the rough-and-tumble Garment District, Eloise left New York for the spartan but serene life of a farmer's wife.’;

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Trojanadjective

Of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants.

Spartanadjective

Of or pertaining to Sparta, especially to ancient Sparta; hence, hardy; undaunted; as, Spartan souls; Spartan bravey.

Trojanadjective

One who shows the pluck, endurance, determined energy, strength, or the like, attributed to the defenders of Troy; - used chiefly or only in the phrase like a Trojan; as, he endured the pain like a Trojan; he studies like a Trojan.

‘Tim jumped like a Trojan from the bed.’;

Spartannoun

a resident of Sparta

Trojannoun

a native of ancient Troy

Spartanadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people

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Trojannoun

a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful;

‘the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm’; ‘when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse’;

Spartanadjective

resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity;

‘spartan courage’;

Trojanadjective

of or relating to the ancient city of Troy or its inhabitants;

‘Trojan cities’;

Spartanadjective

unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment;

‘a parent severe to the pitch of hostility’; ‘a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien’; ‘a strict disciplinarian’; ‘a Spartan upbringing’;

Spartanadjective

practicing great self-denial;

‘Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it’; ‘a desert nomad's austere life’; ‘a spartan diet’; ‘a spartan existence’;

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