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  • maggotbox
    /mag'*t-boks/ n. See {Macintrash}. This is even more derogatory.

  •  View Definition: chrome 


    [from automotive slang via wargaming] n. Showy features added to attract users but contributing little or nothing to the power of a system. "The 3D icons in Motif are just chrome, but they certainly are *pretty* chrome!" Distinguished from bells and whistles by the fact that the latter are usually added to gratify developers' own desires for featurefulness. Often used as a term of contempt.