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Browsing page 58 of words meaning computers, electronics, technology (622 words total)

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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.

origin

  • 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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vlog

noun

  • video log, running series of short videos posted online.
    Check out the wicked skateboard tricks on my vlog.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2008. Submitted by Stephen J. from Chicago, IL, USA on Feb 26 2008.

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  • to upload short video clips to a personal or news site.
    We've vlogged more election coverage and commentary to our website.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2008. Submitted by Stephen J. from Chicago, IL, USA on Feb 26 2008.

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