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Browsing page 52 of words meaning computer slang (565 words total)

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TWILF

noun

  • "Tweep I'd like to follow." That is: a Twitter user whose updates one is interested in.

    Coined by analogy with MILF.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Sarah Palin mocked as a TWILF and Gun-Ho in Current TV cartoon", NY Daily News, Lia Eustachewich, November 16th 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 20 2009.

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Twittequette

noun - uncountable

  • rules governing socially acceptable behavior on Twitter. From "Twitter" + "etiquette".
    It is poor Twittequette to have significantly more followers than those you are following.

    Last edited on Jun 28 2011. Submitted by Maggie on Jun 10 2009.

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TY

interjection

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typo-squat

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under the hood

adjective

  • a metaphorical area that contains the underlying implementation of something - e.g. a piece of hardware, a piece of software, an idea, etc.
    Let's now look under the hood to see how the software goes about transmitting data so quickly.
    To understand how it really works we need to look under the hood.
    Does your excursion call for more power than the 173-horsepower four-cylinder under the hood?

    Last edited on Apr 17 2013. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • inside the chassis of a piece of equipment, such as a computer.
    Under the hood, this baby has quad-core AMD Phenom!

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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  • By reference to looking under the hood (aka "bonnet") of a motor vehicle to inspect its engine, transmission, etc.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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