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  • unleaded
    adj. Said of decaffeinated coffee, diet coke, and other imitation {programming fluid}s. "Do you want regular or unleaded?". Appears to be widespread among... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    legalese


    n. Dense, pedantic verbiage in a language description, product specification, or interface standard; text that seems designed to obfuscate and requires a language lawyer to parse it. Though hackers are not afraid of high information density and complexity in language (indeed, they rather enjoy both), they share a deep and abiding loathing for legalese; they associate it with deception, suits, and situations in which hackers generally get the short end of the stick.