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fat-finger

noun

  • an instance of fat-fingering.
                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Citation from ""Fat finger" role in selloff likely a myth", Reuters, Dan Wilchins, May 7 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 08 2010.

verb - transitive

  • to accidentally press a button or key adjacent to the desired one, e.g. while typing on a keyboard or entering a phone number. This happens more frequently as the button or key size is reduced, e.g. on cell phones.
    Whoops, I just fat-fingered his phone number.

    Last edited on Apr 11 2016. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Sep 28 2009.

  • to do mind-numbing data entry or to simply short-circuit a programmatic fix by entering values manually directly into a data store.
    I fat-fingered those missing account numbers into the A/R batch.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Jun 24 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 24 2016.

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hand cannon

noun

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NSFA

  • acronym for "not safe for anyone". Typically used as a warning next to web links that go to disturbing content.

    Last edited on May 08 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 08 2010.

  • acronym for "not safe for Australia". Used as a warning next to web links that go to images of women with small breasts.

    Coined in early 2010 upon rumors that Australia would ban depictions of women with small breasts, as they allegedly encouraged pedophilia.

    Last edited on May 08 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 08 2010.

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