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  • livelock
    /liv'lok/ n. A situation in which some critical stage of a task is unable to finish because its clients perpetually create more work for... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    YABA


    /ya'b*/ [Cambridge] n. Yet Another Bloody Acronym. Whenever some program is being named, someone invariably suggests that it be given a name that is acronymic. The response from those with a trace of originality is to remark ironically that the proposed name would then be `YABA-compatible'. Also used in response to questions like "What is WYSIWYG?" See also TLA.