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Browsing page 59 of words meaning computers, electronics, technology (622 words total)

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wall time

noun

  • the "real world" time of day - i.e. the time of day displayed by the clock on the wall - rather than other measures of time, such as a computer's current uptime.

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

  • the amount of time taken for some task to be completed, as measured in normal human time. (This is different than some measures of time in computing.)

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

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warez

noun

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wart

noun

  • a small piece of a design that doesn't work as well as the rest of the design.
    The final version of the software is mostly ready, but we have a few warts to fix.

    Last edited on Jun 29 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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WAYD

interjection

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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

  • This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    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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