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  • n. trimethylindium, the most preferred metallorganic source of Indium used in MOCVD of compound semiconductors for opto-electronics applications.
  • n. Too much information, an expression indicating that someone has divulged too much personal information and made the listener/viewer uncomfortable.
  • n. transmarginal inhibition, an organism’s response to overwhelming stimuli.
  • n. Temperature, Magenta/Green levels, and Intensity


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  • lowercase 'tmi' is a valid word-initial syllable in SBC (e.g. tmina - gloom)

    December 22, 2009

  • Or Three Mile Island (which is what most of us in central PA think of first). See lowercase tmi.

    December 22, 2009

  • Too Much Information

    December 21, 2009

  • What is it? I've never heard it. Nor can I make much sense of vexamples like:

    "(Oops - TMI, sorry) consistent, I'm on junk, can't stop nodding scratch." — Athletics Nation

    December 21, 2009

  • I have two good friends married to nurses. This TLA is very well used among us.

    December 21, 2009