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Browsing page 42 of words meaning computers, electronics, technology (630 words total)

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OP

adjective

noun

  • acronym for "original poster" - i.e. the person to submit (post) something to a website that permits discussion about submitted things.
    OP said he was going to follow up with more details, but hasn't said anything since he made this post.

    Last edited on Apr 07 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • "operator."

    Last edited on Mar 05 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • "operation".
                                                                               

                                           

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                     

                                                           

                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "All the Right Friends", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 25 2011.

  • acronym for "old person".
    You're an OP, mother.

    Last edited on Apr 07 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 28 2015.

  • "original post".
    Could you update the download link in the OP to point to the new version?

    Last edited on Sep 16 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 16 2015.

  • shorten saying of opium.

    Last edited on Sep 17 2015. Submitted by Chuck S. on Sep 17 2015.

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OT

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out-of-band

adjective

  • in communication, using a medium other than the current one. For example: discussing some finer point via email, rather than clogging a discussion forum.
    Let's talk about that out-of-band.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 15 2011.

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pathological

adjective

  • of input used to test a program or an algorithm, specifically designed to make the test subject perform as poorly as possible.

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

  • of a set of circumstances that are likely to adversely affect something, very unlikely to occur.
    Person A: If the user uninstalls and then reinstalls video drivers while their monitor is off, the system will fail to boot.

    Person B: Yes, but that's a pathological case.

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

  • of a data set, very dissimilar from normal input. Especially one that exposes a bug or algorithmic limitation.

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

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