Definition of astroturfing
noun - uncountable
- the use of paid employees or contractors - or people who otherwise have a stake - to astroturf.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
- The creation of lobbying groups that appear to be separate from corporate interests, but that are actually funded by them. As opposed to "grass-roots" political activism.
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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: alternate spelling of kludge.|
|Definitions include: as bad as possible.|
|Definitions include: "I see".|
|Definitions include: "to be honest".|
|Definitions include: shortened version of "okay, thanks, bye."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) for life".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "what have you done".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "fuck off and die".|
|Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)|
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|Definitions include: pejorative name for Microsoft Windows.|
|Definitions include: mainframe or mainframes.|
|Definitions include: from "Plug and Play," by which computers automatically attempt to recognize newly attached devices.|
|Definitions include: a seminar conducted over the web.|
|Definitions include: "computer".|
Slang terms with the same root words
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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