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Software program log out takes time identifying attachment (9)


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'attachment' is the definition.

'software program log out takes time' is the wordplay.
'software program' becomes 'app' (I've seen this before).
'log out takes' becomes 'end' (I am not sure about this - if you are sure you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'time' becomes 'age' (an age is a period of time).

'identifying' is the link.

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(Other definitions for appendage that I've seen before include "An outgrowth" , "It's added or attached to a larger or more important part" , "Addendum" , "E.g. insect's leg, feeler" , "Thing attached to another" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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