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Definition of reinvent the wheel

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.
Definitions include: an HP-UX computer.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)
Definitions include: to change something in a small, mindless way.
Definitions include: From a popular image created in 2002 that circulated the web.
Definitions include: a "syndrome" involving a company's hesitance or refusal to use any idea or product it didn't invent or create.
Definitions include: acronym for "friend of a friend".
Definitions include: acronym for "off-topic".
Definitions include: acronym for "Be right back", as in, "I will return soon."
Definitions include: acronym for "real life".
Definitions include: acronym for "so far so good".
Definitions include: in an online community, a second account created by an account-holder.
Definitions include: acronym for "I love you so fucking much".
Definitions include: acronym for "who gives a fuck".
Definitions include: "I am not a quantum physicist".

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Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: Someone being butthurt over having something, they do to others regularly, done to the them
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.

Other terms relating to 'wheel':

Definitions include: See third wheel.
Definitions include: a woman who is an authority on everything.
Definitions include: an unimportant person in a larger organization.
Definitions include: when a guy gets a lots of girls or gets affection from lots of girls
Definitions include: a motor vehicle.
Definitions include: a third person participating in an activity with a couple.
Definitions include: salt and a lime to accompany a shot of tequila.
Definitions include: pizza.
Definitions include: an automobile.
Definitions include: turntables.

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