Definition of surface
verb - transitive
- in a computing user interface, to present something to the user. Often used in reference to settings.
We should really surface the 'turn off all email notices' setting in the user profile.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
- to present openly.
Citation from Complete Idiot's Guide to A Career in Computer Programming, Jesse Liberty, 1999 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: "baby".|
|Definitions include: the pressing of the "Alt" key + the "Ctrl" key + the "Del" key to reboot or unfreeze a PC computer.|
|Definitions include: a person who acts like they know everything but actually knows nothing.|
|Definitions include: "I love you too".|
|Definitions include: "seriously."|
|Definitions include: rules governing socially acceptable behavior on Twitter.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "hit me up".|
|Definitions include: "password."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I love you so fucking much".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "thank you so much".|
|Definitions include: code whose overall structure is difficult to understand.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "be back later".|
|Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "just shaking my head".|
|Definitions include: a computer whose security has been compromised, and is then used to perform computer misdeeds, such as sending spam or performing denial-of-service attacks.|
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|Definitions include: a makeshift repair.|
|Definitions include: someone who is zonked from drugs or drink or simply just doesn't have a clue|
|Definitions include: for pure amusement; "for the hell of it".|
|Definitions include: Nasty or low in quality|
|Definitions include: a female.|
|Definitions include: Talk to you later. See you around.|
|Definitions include: sexual activity.|
|Definitions include: an illicit, pirated software copy; "warez".|
|Definitions include: something one finds sexually repulsive.|
|Definitions include: of the drums and bass style of techno music.|
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