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: an expression of excitement or joy, used mostly by computer aficionados.|
|Definitions include: a person proficient in technology.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "what have you done".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "none of your business."|
|Definitions include: abbreviated form of "shoot 'em up".|
|Definitions include: "serious".|
|Definitions include: a metaphorical device that people possess (a la gaydar) that measures how bogus something is.|
|Definitions include: a project that is capable of consuming a practically unlimited amount of time.|
|Definitions include: an Internet "Law" (i.e. observation that often holds true) formulated by Mike Godwin.|
|Definitions include: to arrive unexpectedly and uninvited, esp. to a social function such as a party or ceremony.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "What are you doing?"|
|Definitions include: any limited resource measured in units of area.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "not work safe".|
|Definitions include: "nothing much".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) for life".|
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|Definitions include: an all-together, cool-headed person.|
|Definitions include: to introduce one's self, in the way that a douchebag would.|
|Definitions include: to lose one's temper.|
|Definitions include: an exclamation of happiness.|
|Definitions include: a vocal representation of bass riffs made popular in 1970's funk, and subsequently associated with porn from the same era.|
|Definitions include: a short amount of time.|
|Definitions include: a wild person or someone who doesn't know how to behave in public.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I seem to recall".|
|Definitions include: Modified to extreme performance.|
|Definitions include: vegetables.|
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