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Definition of bit bucket

bit bucket

noun

  • the place where all deleted, lost, or misdirected data goes to.
    I emailed you my status update yesterday. It must have landed in the bit bucket.
    Please direct all flames to the bit bucket.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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  • Also "the Great Bit Bucket in the Sky".
    Well, it looks like my thesis went to the Great Bit Bucket in the Sky.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2012. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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