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: acronym for "thanks in advance".|
|Definitions include: in computing, an example or placeholder variable.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "upload".|
|Definitions include: colloquial pronunciation of fool.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "love you lots".|
|Definitions include: alternate spelling of kludge.|
|Definitions include: of input used to test a program or an algorithm, specifically designed to make the test subject perform as poorly as possible.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I don't give a fuck."|
|Definitions include: under the influence of drugs, often LSD ("acid").|
|Definitions include: pirated commercial software.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "thank you so much".|
|Definitions include: non-elegant, in a way that solves a problem using the sheer amount of computer processing available, rather than finding (or inventing) a smarter technique.|
|Definitions include: to occupy a domain name that is a misspelling of a popular website.|
|Definitions include: In the United States, "your mileage may vary" is the standard disclaimer given along with estimates of the mileage of motor vehicles.|
|Definitions include: software that was purchased or written, but never used.|
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|Definitions include: greatly.|
|Definitions include: polite 'holy shit'.|
|Definitions include: extremely cool; awesome to see; very enjoyable; "eye candy".|
|Definitions include: money.|
|Definitions include: An annoying fool; idiot. (Used extensively on IRC).|
|Definitions include: an Internet blog community that blogs about overweight/obese acceptance.|
|Definitions include: Someone or something that is amazing, cool, wicked etc.|
|Definitions include: suffix applied to a noun to indicate some event was filled with said noun.|
|Definitions include: to pretend to play a musical instrument, especially a guitar.|
|Definitions include: one's daydreams and the internal landscape they inhabit.|
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