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  • MIPS
    /mips/ [abbreviation] n. 1. A measure of computing speed; formally, `Million Instructions Per Second' (that's 10^6 per second, not 2^(20)!); often rendered by hackers... 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.