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Browsing page 14 of words meaning computers, electronics, technology (630 words total)

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crack

noun

  • the cleft between the cheeks of the buttocks; "butt crack".
    Put on a belt! Your crack is showing.

    Last edited on Dec 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 21 2009.

  • an attempt.
                              

                              

                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 19 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 19 2011.

  • a computer program used to remove limitations from trial versions of programs.
    This new crack will let you play the full version of the game for free.
    You can only use it for 30 days, but I think there's a crack available.

    Last edited on May 31 2013. Submitted by Chuck S. on Nov 30 2012.

noun - uncountable

  • something that is so exceptionally good or fun it could be as addictive as crack (i.e. crack cocaine).
    Y'all, those chicken wings are crack.

    Last edited on May 31 2013. Submitted by Kim from Columbia, SC, USA on Mar 04 2002.

  • crack cocaine.
                                                                                 

                               

                                 

    Citation from "Sheesh! Cab, Bob", Bob's Burgers (TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "He's Too Sexy for His Fat", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 17 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                    

                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Episode 1", Misfits (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 19 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 21 2009.

verb - intransitive

  • to go insane.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Dan On the Run", The Good Guys (TV, 2010), Season 1 Episode 13 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 12 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 12 2010.

verb - transitive

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cracker

noun

  • a friend, usually white.
    What's up crackas?
    You my cracka.

    Last edited on Jan 27 1998. Submitted by Nick A. from Narragansett, RI, USA on Jan 27 1998.

  • a person who uses computers maliciously. This usually involves "cracking" security.
    Some cracker group broke into our Wordpress installation and defaced it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from Communications of the ACM, Volume 27 (1984) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

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

  • Also a racial slur. For more details see here.

    Last edited on Jan 05 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 05 2010.

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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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