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  • computer confetti
    n. Syn. {chad}. Though this term is common, this use of punched-card chad is not a good idea, as the pieces are stiff... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    highly


    [scientific computation] adv. The preferred modifier for overstating an understatement. As in `highly nonoptimal', the worst possible way to do something; `highly nontrivial', either impossible or requiring a major research project; `highly nonlinear', completely erratic and unpredictable; `highly nontechnical', drivel written for lusers, oversimplified to the point of being misleading or incorrect (compare {drool-proof paper}). In other computing cultures, postfixing of {in the extreme} might be preferred.