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Definition of a showstopper

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: a small piece of a design that doesn't work as well as the rest of the design.
Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.
Definitions include: temporary storage space used then moving or reconfiguring a room.
Definitions include: see e-penis.
Definitions include: a computer that malfunctions frequently.
Definitions include: From Dilbert's boss in the Dilbert comic strip.
Definitions include: of software, poorly built due to the accumulation of code written over a long period of time.
Definitions include: acronym for "to my knowledge".
Definitions include: as bad as possible.
Definitions include: a seminar conducted over the web.
Definitions include: used to indicate laughter in text-based communication.
Definitions include: acronym for "pointy-haired boss".
Definitions include: a mess, from "dog's breakfast."
Definitions include: "hate".
Definitions include: acronym of "laugh out loud" or "laughing out loud."

Other terms relating to 'to break, ruin, destroy':

Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to wreck a vehicle such that repairs would cost more than the value of the (unwrecked) vehicle.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: good; excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: to injure or destroy.
Definitions include: to be under the influence of drugs.
Definitions include: to phone or page excessively; to fill up the capacity of some electronic answering service (voice mail, answering machine, one's pager, etc.)
Definitions include: in an update or sequel to a video game, to make a weapon weak or weaker, such that it's like a Nerf gun.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: to break, to fail.
Definitions include: very cold.
Definitions include: to break, to fail.
Definitions include: to lie to.
Definitions include: to overwhelm a web site with massive amounts of traffic due to Slashdot linking to it.
Definitions include: to vomit.

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Definitions include: acronym for "headquarters".
Definitions include: small rodent.
Definitions include: it means to ignore, let go or pay him/her no attention.
Definitions include: in series fiction, a work that is released after, but whose contents takes place before, a previous work.
Definitions include: A low life con man or slim shaddy
Definitions include: rough male homosexual sex.
Definitions include: to be enthusiastic for.
Definitions include: See chav.
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a lawyer."
Definitions include: "remember what I say."

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