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  • videotex
    n. obs. An electronic service offering people the privilege of paying to read the weather on their television screens instead of having somebody read... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: drop on the floor 

    drop on the floor


    vt. To react to an error condition by silently discarding messages or other valuable data. "The gateway ran out of memory, so it just started dropping packets on the floor." Also frequently used of faulty mail and netnews relay sites that lose messages. See also black hole, bit bucket.