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heisenbug

noun

  • in computing, a bug that disappears or changes its behavior when an attempt is found to locate its source or to generally investigate it.

    This is an actual occurrence, since tools such as debuggers do change a program's behavior. Even "innocuous" techniques such emitting debugging output to a console changes the runtime of programs and can affect timing-related issues.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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Heisman

noun

  • Rejection of a request or an advance, most commonly in the romantic context. Derived from the stiff-arm pose portrayed by the college football Heisman Trophy.
    I asked her for her number but she gave me the Heisman.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by J.P. Xenakis from Red Bank, NJ, USA on Feb 03 2003.

  • An event that signifies rejection from the opposite sex. The Heisman' relates to college football's Heisman trophy that shows a football player with his arm extended in a stiff arm position.
    Joe was trying to get Kim's phone number and got the Heisman.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by JT from Naples, FL, USA on Nov 20 2007.

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heist

  • to steal or swindle something from someone.
    He heisted that convenience store.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Aug 22 2002. Submitted by Sherri D. from Pittsburgh, PA, USA on Aug 22 2002.

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Heleglobter

verb

  • When a male has his pants off and is performing the helecopter and climaxing at the same time producing a globe on his targets.

    Last edited on Jul 07 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 07 2014.

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helicopter parent

noun

  • an over-attentive parent. One who hovers over their child as a helicopter hovers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "The Growing Backlash Against Overparenting", Time, Nancy Gibbs, Nov. 20, 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 07 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 18 2010.

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hell

interjection

  • general exclamation, usually (but not always) conveying displeasure.
    Oh, hell, not again.
    Person A: What movie should we go see?

    Person B: Hell, I don't know.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Doubt", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 11 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 07 2010.

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  • See the "Slang terms with the same root words" section below for more expressions containing the word "hell".

    Last edited on Aug 07 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 07 2010.

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hella burnt

  • anything bad, misleading, unfortunate, or tiresome.
    Mr West's class is hella burnt.

    Last edited on Jan 22 1999. Submitted by dave m. from San Carlos, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

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hella chubby

adjective

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hellacious

adjective

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