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  • slop
    n. 1. A one-sided {fudge factor}, that is, an allowance for error but in only one of two directions. For example, if you need ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    Wrong Thing


    n. A design, action, or decision that is clearly incorrect or inappropriate. Often capitalized; always emphasized in speech as if capitalized. The opposite of the Right Thing; more generally, anything that is not the Right Thing. In cases where `the good is the enemy of the best', the merely good --- although good --- is nevertheless the Wrong Thing. "In C, the default is for module-level declarations to be visible everywhere, rather than just within the module. This is clearly the Wrong Thing."