Hacker Dictionary
Browse the Dictionary...
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Navigation Random Term
  • middle-endian
    adj. Not {big-endian} or {little-endian}. Used of perverse byte orders such as 3-4-1-2 or 2-1-4-3, occasionally found in the packed-decimal formats of minicomputer ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

  •  View Definition: tenured graduate student 

    tenured graduate student

    n. One who has been in graduate school for 10 years (the usual maximum is 5 or 6) a `ten-yeared' student (get it?). Actually, this term may be used of any grad student beginning in his seventh year. Students don't really get tenure, of course, the way professors do, but a tenth-year graduate student has probably been around the university longer than any untenured professor.