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Definition of showstopper

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: "your."
Definitions include: software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.
Definitions include: a small piece of a design that doesn't work as well as the rest of the design.
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
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: a metaphorical computer network for data transfer.
Definitions include: "Oh my God."
Definitions include: an icon, pictorial, or 3D representation of a person online.
Definitions include: acronym for "I am a lawyer".
Definitions include: nickname for the Intel Itanium family of processors.
Definitions include: a worthless small program.
Definitions include: "probably".
Definitions include: any email that is unpleasant in tone or content.
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a medical doctor".
Definitions include: to advertise using spam and "spammy" techniques.

Other terms relating to 'to break, ruin, destroy':

Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to wreck a vehicle such that repairs would cost more than the value of the (unwrecked) vehicle.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: good; excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: to injure or destroy.
Definitions include: to be under the influence of drugs.
Definitions include: to phone or page excessively; to fill up the capacity of some electronic answering service (voice mail, answering machine, one's pager, etc.)
Definitions include: in an update or sequel to a video game, to make a weapon weak or weaker, such that it's like a Nerf gun.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: to break, to fail.
Definitions include: very cold.
Definitions include: to break, to fail.
Definitions include: to lie to.
Definitions include: to overwhelm a web site with massive amounts of traffic due to Slashdot linking to it.
Definitions include: to vomit.

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Definitions include: excessively.
Definitions include: To dig in or crouch for the purpose of waiting out or avoiding an undesirable event or situation.
Definitions include: something worthless or of low quality.
Definitions include: to run naked.
Definitions include: doing well.
Definitions include: alcohol.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool"; "awesome".
Definitions include: to leave it alone
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a medical doctor".
Definitions include: to stay in one place and wait patiently.

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