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Browsing page 54 of words meaning computer slang (565 words total)

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webspeak

noun

  • the words and phrases that are (mostly) unique to communication on the world wide web. (LOL, ROFL, fail, win, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Epic Win", Slate, Christopher Beam, Oct 15 2008 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 14 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 14 2010.

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wedged

adjective

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    nauseous, irritable, with an aching body and headaches, as a result of staying awake too long.
    Man! You look wedged.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by Mike S. from Phoenix, AZ, USA on May 28 1999.

  • of a piece of software, stuck and unable to proceed without human intervention.
    The email reader is wedged. I think you need to delete the lock file.

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

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whack-a-mole

noun - uncountable

  • the practice of repeatedly getting rid of something, only to have more of that thing appear. For example, deleting spammers' e-mail accounts, closing pop-up windows in a web browser, etc.
    I've been playing whack-a-mole all afternoon.

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

verb

  • to chronically masturbate.
    Man, Bob would rather grab a couple of videos and go all whack-a-mole on himself than come out with us tonight.

    Last edited on May 31 2016. Submitted by Pazuzu from Minneapolis, MN, USA on Nov 06 2009.

origin

  • From the carnival / arcade game that involves hitting mechanical moles with a mallet as they pop up from their holes.

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

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white hat

noun

  • person who engages in computer security breaching for the purpose of finding problems to fix before another party ("black hat") can maliciously exploit them.

    Last edited on Jun 06 2013. Submitted by Morgan D. from Seattle, WA, USA on Aug 30 2003.

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WHYD

interjection

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