Condom: N. 1. The Protective Plastic Bag That Accompanies 3.

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:condom: n. 1. The protective plastic bag that accompanies 3.5-inch
microfloppy diskettes. Rarely, also used of (paper) disk
envelopes. Unlike the write protect tab, the condom (when left on)
not only impedes the practice of {SEX} but has also been shown
to have a high failure rate as drive mechanisms attempt to access
the disk -- and can even fatally frustrate insertion. 2. The
protective cladding on a {light pipe}. 3. `keyboard condom':
A flexible, transparent plastic cover for a keyboard, designed to
provide some protection against dust and {programming fluid} without
impeding typing. 4. `elephant condom': the plastic shipping bags
used inside cardboard boxes to protect hardware in transit.
-- The AI Hackers Dictionary