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bandwidth

noun - uncountable

  • a person's work capacity.
    I don't have enough bandwidth to take on any new clients.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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  • From "bandwidth" as a measure of the rate of data transfer ("throughput") that a digital medium can handle.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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bash

noun

verb - transitive

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beach bum

noun

  • a person (usually male) who spends a lot of time at the beach.

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

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be arsed

verb

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beer o'clock

noun

  • the time at which people start drinking alcohol.
    Person A: What time are we going to the bar?

    Person B: Beer o'clock.

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

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