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  • hobbit
    n. 1. The High Order Bit of a byte; same as the {meta bit} or {high bit}. 2. The non-ITS name of [email protected] ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: legalese 

    legalese


    n. Dense, pedantic verbiage in a language description, product specification, or interface standard; text that seems designed to obfuscate and requires a language lawyer to parse it. Though hackers are not afraid of high information density and complexity in language (indeed, they rather enjoy both), they share a deep and abiding loathing for legalese; they associate it with deception, suits, and situations in which hackers generally get the short end of the stick.