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footprint

noun

  • the typical amount of computing resources taken up by a computer program.
    It's a pretty good utility, but it's got a big footprint.

    Last edited on Nov 09 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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for free

adverb

  • said of functionality in computing, created without cost (or with very little cost) from existing functionality.
    Since we use SQLite as the backing store, we get full SQL support for free.

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

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four-color glossy

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frag

  • To use the scrapey part of a deodorant or to cause one to do so.
    I got fragged because the deodorant fairy was needin.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 30 2015.

verb - transitive

  • to kill or seriously damage. From video games.
    I got 20 frags last round.

    Last edited on Nov 09 2011. Submitted by Peter T. on Sep 03 2005.

  • to ruin.
    I tried to fix my computer last night, but I just ended up fragging it.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Nov 21 2012. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to kill with a fragmentation grenade.
                              

                           

                                                                                            

    Citation from "Honeypot", Archer (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 14 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 14 2011.

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fudge factor

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