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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hamster \Ham"ster\ (-st[~e]r), n. [G. hamster.] (Zool.) A small European rodent (Cricetus frumentarius). It is remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations. Hamsters are commonly kept as a pets. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hamster n 1: short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

hamster n. 1. [Fairchild] A particularly slick little piece of code that does one thing well; a small, self-contained hack. The image is of a hamster happily spinning its exercise wheel. 2. A tailless mouse; that is, one with an infrared link to a receiver on the machine, as opposed to the conventional cable. 3. [UK] Any item of hardware made by Amstrad, a company famous for its cheap plastic PC-almost-compatibles.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

hamster 1. (From Fairchild) A particularly slick little piece of code that does one thing well; a small, self-contained hack. The image is of a hamster happily spinning its exercise wheel. 2. A tailless mouse; that is, one with an infrared link to a receiver on the machine, as opposed to the conventional cable. 3. (UK) Any item of hardware made by Amstrad, a company famous for its cheap plastic PC-almost-compatibles. [Jargon File] (1995-02-16)