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  • trap door
    alt. `trapdoor' n. 1. Syn. {back door} --- a {Bad Thing}. 2. [techspeak] A `trap-door function' is one which is easy to compute... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: bogotify 

    bogotify


    /boh-go't*-fi/ vt. To make or become bogus. A program that has been changed so many times as to become completely disorganized has become bogotified. If you tighten a nut too hard and strip the threads on the bolt, the bolt has become bogotified and you had better not use it any more. This coinage led to the notional `autobogotiphobia' defined as `the fear of becoming bogotified'; but is not clear that the latter has ever been `live' jargon rather than a self-conscious joke in jargon about jargon. See also bogosity, bogus.