Diff meaning

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(slang) Abbreviation of difference.

A peach and an apricot? What's the diff?

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(computing) The output of a diff program. A diff file.
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(computing) To run a diff program on (files or items).
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What's the diff?

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(computing) Any program which compares two files or sets of files and outputs a description of the differences between them.
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(medicine) Abbreviation of differential: differential of types of white blood cell in a complete blood count.
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(slang) Abbreviation of difficult.
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(rock climbing) A difficult route.
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(computing) To produce a description of changes made to a collection of files. To produce a patch file.
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(computing) A program, historically part of the Unix operating system, which compares two files or sets of files and outputs a description of the differences between them.
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Difference.
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(computing) To compare two files or other objects, manually or otherwise.
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