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Verb: diff
  1. (computing) compare two or more files and print any differences between them
Abbreviation: diff
  1. Difference
     
  2. Difficult
     
  3. Differential
Noun: diff
  1. (computing) a program which compares two or more files and shows differences between them
     
  2. (computing) the output of a diff program

Derived forms: diffs, diffed, diffing

Type of: compare, computer program, computer programme [Brit], program, programme [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Diff