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Definition of reinventing the wheel

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "in this thread".
Definitions include: acronym for "don't mind if I do".
Definitions include: shortened version of "okay, thanks, bye."
Definitions include: colloquial pronunciation of fool.
Definitions include: acronym for "shut your ass up".
Definitions include: pejorative name for Microsoft Windows.
Definitions include: acronym for shout-out.
Definitions include: a comment that usually serves no other purpose above telling listeners (or more often: readers) that the speaker (writer) is in the technological "in group".
Definitions include: misspelling of Google.
Definitions include: a bug that makes hardware or software unusable.
Definitions include: online chatting acronym for "age, sex, location?"
Definitions include: acronym for "what's on your mind".
Definitions include: Speculation about the origin of the term includes the custom of the Easter Egg hunt observed in the U.S. and many parts of Europe, as well Faberge' eggs containing hidden objects.
Definitions include: An annoying fool; idiot. (Used extensively on IRC).
Definitions include: to dance.

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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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