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  • Saturday-night special
    [from police slang for a cheap handgun] n. A program or feature kluged together during off hours, under a deadline, and in response to... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    sneakernet


    /snee'ker-net/ n. Term used (generally with ironic intent) for transfer of electronic information by physically carrying tape, disks, or some other media from one machine to another. "Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon filled with magtape, or a 747 filled with CD-ROMs." Also called `Tennis-Net', `Armpit-Net', `Floppy-Net' or `Shoenet'.