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Definition of KISS Principle

KISS Principle

noun - uncountable

  • the "Keep It Simple, Stupid Principle". A principle that all things should be kept as simple as possible, to achieve a host of benefits (ease of use, lowered development costs, lowered production costs, etc.)

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

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