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The dict command-line tool is a program that allows users to query and retrieve word definitions and other information from specific dictionaries, including online ones.

It is primarily used to look up the meanings, synonyms, translations, and other information related to words. The tool operates by sending queries to dictionary servers and retrieving the requested information. It supports multiple dictionaries such as WordNet, Easton's Bible Dictionary, and the Jargon File.

To use the dict command, users need to provide the tool with the word they want to look up. Additionally, various options can be used to refine the search, such as specifying the source dictionary, filtering search results, or limiting the number of definitions retrieved.

The dict command is often used by programmers, writers, students, or anyone who needs quick and convenient access to word definitions and related information from their terminal.

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