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  • same-day service
    n. Ironic term used to describe long response time, particularly with respect to {{MS-DOS}} system calls (which ought to require only a tiny fraction... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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    deadly embrace

    n. Same as deadlock, though usually used only when exactly 2 processes are involved. This is the more popular term in Europe, while deadlock predominates in the United States.