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sys·ad·min

 (sĭs′əd-mĭn′)
n.
A system administrator.
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sysadmin

(ˈsɪsədˌmɪn)
n
(Computer Science) informal a computer system administrator
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sysadmin

The person responsible for maintaining the operation of a computer system. A contraction of “system administrator.”
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