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CYA

interjection

  • acronym for "cover your ass."
    Following audit procedures will help you CYA.

    Last edited on Apr 20 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • "see ya", i.e. "see you". Used mainly in computer-based conversation (instant messaging, email, text messaging, etc.)

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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cyberchondriac

  • a hypochondriac who spends lots of time on websites such as WebMD.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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cyberspace

  • Cyberspace is a term coined by the novelist William Gibson in his novel Neuromancer to describe existence in virtual reality (or loosely in the internet): "Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts... A graphical representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the non-space of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding..." --William Gibson, Neuromancer
    He never leaves his room because all of his friends exist in cyberspace.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Ray G. from Seattle, WA, USA on Jan 12 2003.

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cycles

noun - plural

  • time, effort, or resources. Comes from "cycle time," which refers to taking in data, analyzing it, deciding and acting on it, then doing that cycle over. Cycle time is common in business. "cycles" is common in high-tech.
    Don't spend the cycles doing that.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Schipper C. from Utah, USA on Dec 06 1998.

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cysed

  • excited. DC slang.
    She was all cysed 'bout his new ride.

    Last edited on Jul 18 1998. Submitted by mike D on Jul 18 1998.

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