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  • tense
    adj. Of programs, very clever and efficient. A tense piece of code often got that way because it was highly {bum}med, but sometimes... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    // [USENET] ASCII rendition of the trademark-superscript symbol appended to phrases that the author feels should be recorded for posterity, perhaps in future editions of this lexicon. Sometimes used ironically as a form of protest against the recent spate of software and algorithm patents and `look and feel' lawsuits. See also UN*X.