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Browsing page 10 of words meaning computers, electronics, technology (641 words total)

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bogosity

noun - uncountable

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boot

  • A person from Louisiana
    Since the state resembles a boot.

    Last edited on Feb 18 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 18 2015.

adjective

  • very unattractive.
    I wouldn't touch her with a ten foot pole, she is boot!

    Last edited on Jan 17 2000. Submitted by James K. from Calgary, AB, Canada on Jan 17 2000.

noun

  • someone of legal alcohol purchasing age (or with falsified identification) who buys it and sells it to underage people. Short for "boot-legger."
    I know a boot that can get this party moving.

    Last edited on Mar 10 1999. Submitted by Iris from Alberta, Canada on Mar 10 1999.

  • someone new to the armed forces, i.e. someone in boot camp or who has recently left boot camp.
    Hey, boot - drop and give me 20.

    Last edited on Nov 25 2001. Submitted by Jeffrey F. from Fairbanks, AK, USA on Nov 25 2001.

  • boot camp.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 20 2010.

verb - intransitive

  • to vomit
    I booted last night.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to vomit.

    Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Submitted by John Hannan from Potsdam, NY, USA on Oct 23 1997.

  • to leave.
    I need to boot.

    Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Submitted by Tom from Great Falls, MT, USA on Dec 16 1997.

verb - transitive

  • to kick someone off of an electronic interaction medium for breaking rules, being disruptive, or generally ruining people's time. Examples include IRC and online gaming.
    That guy keeps spamming. Can a moderator please boot him?

    Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Submitted by Calli from Santa Barbara, CA, USA on Oct 23 1999.

  • to expel.
    He got booted from the club.

    Last edited on Sep 02 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

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box

noun

  • an attractive female.

    Last edited on Jun 21 1997. Submitted by C. Mathey from FL, USA on Jun 21 1997.

  • an older model Chevy vehicle.

    Last edited on Apr 24 2003. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 24 2003.

  • A computer. Often identified by its operating system, e.g. "Unix box" or "Windows box."
    We preprocess the data on Unix boxes before handing it up to the mainframe.

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

  • a vagina.
    I would love to stuff her box.
    Nobody has told you that your wife is cheating on you because everybody's mouths are usually full of your wife's box.

    Last edited on May 20 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 28 2008.

  • a police interrogation room.
                                                                                                 

    Citation from "3 Women", Life (TV, 2009), Season 2 Episode 18 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 29 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 29 2010.

  • a TV.

    Last edited on Feb 25 2014. Submitted by Chuck S. on Feb 25 2014.

  • a radio.

    Last edited on Feb 25 2014. Submitted by Chuck S. on Feb 25 2014.

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brain dump

noun

  • the act of telling a person or group everything one knows about a particular topic. "Brain dumps" are often informal and given extemporaneously. Sometimes used when "onboarding" someone.
    Can I get a brain dump on the new communications infrastructure used in the client?

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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brick

adjective

  • very cold. Usually only used to describe the temperature of a place, e.g. the weather or indoors in a particular location.
    It's brick outside today.
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    Last edited on Mar 23 1999. Submitted by Meeka B. from Harlem, NY, USA on Mar 23 1999.

noun

  • an unintelligent person. Derived from "dumb as a brick."
    That kid is such a brick!

    Last edited on May 15 2002. Submitted by tim g. from Duluth, MN, USA on May 15 2002.

  • a basketball shot in which the ball bounces off the backboard and/or hits the rim, but does not go though the net.
    He keeps on hitting bricks.
    Brick!

    Last edited on Jan 27 2003. Submitted by Fox from Queens, NY, USA on Jan 27 2003.

  • a large quantity of drugs packaged in a brick shape, especially cocaine.
    I'm gonna buy some bricks tonight.
    • See more words with the same meaning: cocaine.
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    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Terry S. from Long Island City, NY, USA on Mar 08 2003.

  • an external power transformer that provides power from a wall socket to a laptop, wireless router, projector, etc.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • a piece of electronic equipment that has been rendered inoperable. This usually happens when trying to update the firmware or BIOS of the device, when "jail-breaking", installing new cell-phone ROMs, etc.
    I tried to run some program I got off the web to turn my phone into a wireless hotspot. Now it's a brick.
    • See more words with the same meaning: broken.
    • See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • a large cellphone.

    Last edited on Sep 21 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

  • a reliable person. British slang.
    You can always rely on Joe - he's such a brick.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 04 2013.

  • one hundred thousand U.S. Dollars in cash.
    It is going to cost me over a brick to afford this Lamborghini.

    Last edited on Feb 21 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 25 2017.

verb - ambitransitive

  • to bail, ditch, let down, not show up, or do something as promised/agreed to.
    Yeah, Annie planned the whole thing, but now she's bricking.
    Yo, looks like he's gonna brick on the party, but the rest of us are coming.
    Yeah, she planned the whole thing, but then she just bricked.

    Last edited on Feb 21 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 23 2012.

verb - transitive

  • to hit with bricks.
    James's car got bricked last night.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Key on Mar 21 2006.

  • to render a (usually portable) electronic device unusable - i.e. as useful as a brick.
    I bricked my iPhone trying to jailbreak it.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 03 2009.

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