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  • out-of-band
    [from telecommunications and network theory] adj. 1. In software, describes values of a function which are not in its `natural' range of return values,... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    flarp


    /flarp/ [Rutgers University] n. Yet another {metasyntactic variable} (see foo). Among those who use it, it is associated with a legend that any program not containing the word `flarp' somewhere will not work. The legend is discreetly silent on the reliability of programs which *do* contain the magic word.