- n. computing, slang A derivative work consisting of two pieces of (generally digital) media joined together, such as a video clip with a different soundtrack applied for humorous effect, or a map overlaid with user-supplied data.
- n. music, slang A remix that combines two or more songs from different artists into one track.
- n. Internet a Web application that combines data and/or functionality from more than one source.
- From mash up, in turn from mash and up. (Wiktionary)
“I think the term mashup has become so fast and loose for me that I am starting to apply it to just about everything that is remixed.”
“The term mashup has been used in the music industry for quite some time to define the result of producing a new sound by mixing two or more existing pieces together, so it's easy to guess that in the world of web applications the term means the ability of an application to combine data from more than one source.”
“Like many other buzz-laden terms (Web 2.0, for instance), the term mashup isn't subject to formal definition by any standards-setting body.”
“Everything, that is, except the 1,200-square-foot house where she lives and has honed her aesthetic, which she describes as a mashup of Caribbean colors and Asian textiles.”
“* This Dark Knight/Toy Story 2 mashup is an instant classic of the genre.”
“BOTTOM LINE: While it's not a bad story, a Star Wars/zombie mashup is not the automatic win you think it might be.”
“(The name mashup comes from popular music, where it refers to a song constructed from parts of other songs.)”
“Maybe, but “99 Luftproblems,” the Jay-Z/Nena mashup, is fantastic.”
“So, the first mashup is Uncle Buck, a truly GREAT movie.”
“An internal Google Maps mashup is mapping places mentioned in books.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘mashup’.
The bang, the cannonade,
the bale, the hum.
Buzzwords of our time
An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
Neologisms, portmanteau, and adapted words that pertain to the internet and technology.
Comparing images, cut-up, and mixing meaning.
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
( personal list, randomness )
A list of words and terms for technology tools.
You'd be surprised at what you find here!
These are words for the week of Sept. 27.
Looking for tweets for mashup.