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Definition of for free

for free

adverb

  • said of functionality in computing, created without cost (or with very little cost) from existing functionality.
    Since we use SQLite as the backing store, we get full SQL support for free.

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

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: something deceptive.
Definitions include: acronym for "just out of curiosity".
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Definitions include: acronym for "my face when".
Definitions include: acronym for "trigger warning".
Definitions include: "babygirl", i.e. girlfriend.
Definitions include: acronym for "do I look like I give a shit."
Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on floor laughing".
Definitions include: From "bandwidth" as a measure of the rate of data transfer ("throughput") that a digital medium can handle.
Definitions include: "baby".
Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.
Definitions include: acronym for "got to go".
Definitions include: an expression of excitement or joy, used mostly by computer aficionados.
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can see".

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Other terms relating to 'for':

Definitions include: taking a passive role.
Definitions include: return on one's money spent.
Definitions include: to be homosexual.
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) for life".
Definitions include: a phrase used in reference to someone under the influence of opiates who keeps nodding off with their mouth open, as it resembles performing fellatio.
Definitions include: so compatible that even the known bugs of product A were replicated in the "bug-for-bug compatible" product B.
Definitions include: British expression meaning that the speaker doesn't want to do something.
Definitions include: to be excited about.
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: to vomit (noisily).
Definitions include: the person is going to be in trouble.
Definitions include: crazy.
Definitions include: fat.
Definitions include: able to handle or tolerate.
Definitions include: to perform varicose vein surgery.

Other terms relating to 'free':

Definitions include: "drug and disease free", i.e. not a drug user and without sexually transmitted diseases.
Definitions include: "free to play".
Definitions include: not in a relationship.
Definitions include: to not wear underwear.
Definitions include: noun.
Definitions include: a group member who piggybacks on the others, gets away clean without doing any work.
Definitions include: to rap without preparation.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: "Freeware" was originally the trademark of "PC-Talk" author Andrew Fluegelman.
Definitions include: to escape the consequences of one's actions.
Definitions include: acronym for "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch".

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