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Definition of handwaving

handwave

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verb

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "what the fuck?".
Definitions include: a friend, usually white.
Definitions include: of software, poorly built due to the accumulation of code written over a long period of time.
Definitions include: acronym for "on the other hand".
Definitions include: an attractive female.
Definitions include: acronym for "don't even trip", i.e. "Don't worry about it."
Definitions include: "baby".
Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)
Definitions include: legitimate software that is free to use, but displays advertising.
Definitions include: "to be honest".
Definitions include: not ready for widespread use, viewing, distribution, consumption, etc.
Definitions include: while "hacker" originally had positive connotations, it has since come to refer to individuals who sometimes use computers with malicious intent.
Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.
Definitions include: "alright".
Definitions include: "free to play".

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Definitions include: Crack-cocaine, or crank.
Definitions include: breasts.
Definitions include: exclamation of surprise.
Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.
Definitions include: to have sex with
Definitions include: a penis.
Definitions include: to complain, scold, harass, or nag as to provoke anger.
Definitions include: fermented human waste, inhaled for the (alleged) intoxicating effects.
Definitions include: software still under copyright, but which is no longer distributed, sold, or supported.
Definitions include: on a menstrual cycle.

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