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Definition of astroturfing

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "in other words".
Definitions include: to happen automatically, in a way that appears almost magical.
Definitions include: In computer speak, to move information from fast-access memory to a slower storage device, e.g. disk ("swap out") or the other way around ("swap in.") This often refers to loading data from disk into memory as needed (swapping in) and writing the data back to disk when it is no longer needed (swapping out.)
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) for life".
Definitions include: in computing, of a data transformation, one which does not retain all of the data.
Definitions include: very cold.
Definitions include: a computer whose security has been compromised, and is then used to perform computer misdeeds, such as sending spam or performing denial-of-service attacks.
Definitions include: high-performing.
Definitions include: acronym for "who gives a fuck".
Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on floor laughing".
Definitions include: something that reveals important plot elements or details from a work of fiction or non-fiction.
Definitions include: acronym for "can't be arsed".
Definitions include: acronym for "my reaction when".
Definitions include: computer speak for "elite."
Definitions include: the act of telling a person or group everything one knows about a particular topic.

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Other terms relating to 'astroturf':

Definitions include: to join an online discussion and pretend to be an independent member of the community.
Definitions include: A Thing or person that makes little or no sense at all; something that has no point.

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