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Definition of smoke and mirrors

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: a link to other bloggers' blogs on a blog.
Definitions include: acronym for "original poster" - i.e. the person to submit (post) something to a website that permits discussion about submitted things.
Definitions include: a piece of non-functioning or outdated equipment that is inexplicably kept on premises - perhaps to serve as a doorstop.
Definitions include: acronym for "can't be arsed".
Definitions include: acronym for "face the wall."
Definitions include: acronym for "You there?" i.e. "Are you there?" An instant messaging acronym.
Definitions include: "I love you".
Definitions include: misspelling of Google.
Definitions include: acronym "not your personal army".
Definitions include: acronym for "real life".
Definitions include: A synonym of "swap in".
Definitions include: to skip a pre-arranged meeting, especially a date.
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: of the title to an article or webpage, vague enough so that one has to click the title to learn what the destination is actually about.
Definitions include: "password."

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'and':

Definitions include: acronym for "assault and battery".
Definitions include: "rain".
Definitions include: Cockney rhyme for ''believe''.
Definitions include: to talk a lot but never take action.
Definitions include: clumsy.
Definitions include: better than all that.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: without substance; all talk and no action.
Definitions include: a lot of money.
Definitions include: to get fouled in basketball and make the basket
Definitions include: used to indicate an extreme condition or an excessive amount.
Definitions include: et cetera.
Definitions include: used to indicate an extreme condition or an excessive amount.
Definitions include: a quantity between 1 and one order of magnitude lower than the quantity previously mentioned.
Definitions include: interjection of agreement.

Other terms relating to 'mirror':

Definitions include: a person who is like everyone else, with no quirks, flair, or technical skill.

Other terms relating to 'smoke':

Definitions include: Nearest big city.
Definitions include: to make unfounded or exaggerated remarks or claims.
Definitions include: a person who performs fellatio.
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: interjection of surprise or alarm.
Definitions include: an exclamation of surprise.
Definitions include: a person who can make a marijuana smoking device out of whatever objects happen to be nearby.
Definitions include: a homosexual male.
Definitions include: general retort; "How do you like that?"
Definitions include: to kill, usually with a firearm.
Definitions include: to smoke the contents of a bowl containing marijuana.
Definitions include: to perform oral sex on a male.
Definitions include: Someone who doesn't know what they're talking about.
Definitions include: to smoke dope, i.e. to smoke marijuana.
Definitions include: an insulting retort; "suck (one's) dick".

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