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 Internet "Law" (i.e. observation that often holds true) formulated by Mike Godwin.|
|Definitions include: a person who writes (source) code; "programmer".|
|Definitions include: Used frequently in online gaming.|
|Definitions include: to dance.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".|
|Definitions include: "seriously."|
|Definitions include: In computer speak, to move information from fast-access memory to a slower storage device, e.g. disk ("swap out") or the other way around ("swap in.") This often refers to loading data from disk into memory as needed (swapping in) and writing the data back to disk when it is no longer needed (swapping out.)|
|Definitions include: to search the world wide web for references that would enlarge a person's ego.|
|Definitions include: a person proficient in technology.|
|Definitions include: to overwhelm a web site with massive amounts of traffic due to Slashdot linking to it.|
|Definitions include: an exclamation of delight, surprise or amazement.|
|Definitions include: to do an internet search on someone or something.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "fuck off and die".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "go fuck yourself".|
|Definitions include: a website with little or no content, consisting of mostly (or entirely) links to other websites.|
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|Definitions include: used to get someone's attention.|
|Definitions include: to attempt.|
|Definitions include: awesome, cool, tight.|
|Definitions include: relating to a WASP.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "good to know".|
|Definitions include: used to tell someone they have bad breath.|
|Definitions include: a handjob.|
|Definitions include: a promiscuous female.|
|Definitions include: to make threats one doesn't plan to or cannot carry out.|
|Definitions include: a cigarette.|
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