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Browsing page 12 of words meaning computer slang (565 words total)

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crippleware

noun - uncountable

  • software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • lower-priced hardware that has had some part of its capability deliberately disabled to encourage people to purchase a more expensive model.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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cruft

noun - uncountable

  • superfluous source code that has yet to be removed.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • in software, layers of poorly written source code that have accumulated over a great length of time.
    There's so much cruft that there's no way we're going to be able to implement that feature on schedule.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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crufty

adjective

  • of software, poorly built due to the accumulation of code written over a long period of time.
    It works decently, but if you crack it open, you can tell it's pretty crufty.

    Last edited on Nov 08 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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DB

  • a mess, from "dog's breakfast."
    He's looking like DB.

    Last edited on Apr 20 1999. Submitted by Peter W. from Baton Rouge, LA, USA on Apr 20 1999.

  • douche bag.

    Last edited on May 01 2009. Submitted by Rusty from Cleveland, OH, USA on May 01 2009.

interjection

  • acronym for "drink bleach". A way to tell a person to kill themselves. Currently not well-known, leading to it being used to tell a person to kill themselves without getting banned in chat rooms for bullying.

    Last edited on Jun 17 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 16 2016.

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