Definition of lossy
- in computing, of a data transformation, one which does not retain all of the data.
Used commonly in image, audio, and video compression, in which knowledge of the human visual/auditory systems are used to eliminate imperceptible or barely perceptible information.
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having a poor memory.
I joined a study group that he led, but he's just too lossy.
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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: to dance.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "if you don't like it, get the fuck out".|
|Definitions include: a metaphorical area that contains the underlying implementation of something - e.g. a piece of hardware, a piece of software, an idea, etc.|
|Definitions include: By analogy from the same-named measurement in analog electronics.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "if I recall correctly."|
|Definitions include: see ASLR.|
|Definitions include: in computing, an example or placeholder variable.|
|Definitions include: to switch between tasks, requiring one to switch their focus on the new task.|
|Definitions include: of an ongoing task, performed slowly over time, when nothing is claiming one's immediate attention.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I don't know know!".|
|Definitions include: a "mode" activated by typing in all capital letters.|
|Definitions include: "never mind".|
|Definitions include: to use a search engine to get information about a current or past love interest.|
|Definitions include: "porn".|
|Definitions include: a person who over-designs technical solutions, especially related to programming.|
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|Definitions include: a useless or low-class person.|
|Definitions include: see do time.|
|Definitions include: Derogatory remark directed towards a male usually; Asshole; Jerk.|
|Definitions include: see stink eye.|
|Definitions include: see for shizzle.|
|Definitions include: obsessed with him.|
|Definitions include: a very unintelligent person, who screws up doing basic things.|
|Definitions include: "married black male".|
|Definitions include: Darn, con-sarnit, darnit, dangit, dag-nabbit, dang, dangit, derby, doam, etc. Used to express frustration in place of explicative language.|
|Definitions include: literature that (allegedly) appeals to females.|
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