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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of autocomplete.

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Examples

  • Second, if you are typing (say, in the Twitter app) and the autocorrect finishes off a word for you, and it has finished it off with the wrong word (which can easily happen if you're concentrating on not hitting the full stop button instead of the space bar), then hitting the backspace button only deletes the last letter of the autocompleted word - it doesn't delete all of the wrongly inserted letters.

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  • BitTorrent, RapidShare, uTorrent, and others can only be found if users already know their full names, though other sites like The Pirate Bay are still autocompleted by the search engine.

    Ars Technica

  • As for monopoly, I Googled "search engines" which it autocompleted and found tons of other search engines out there, many of them with autocomplete.

    Boing Boing

  • RapidShare, uTorrent, and the like aren't being autocompleted anymore-they'll only show up if you type the complete phrase into the search engine and hit enter.

    Ars Technica

  • A number of words will no longer be autocompleted or trigger an instant search, among them the interesting and perfectly legal "bittorrent."

    TechCrunch

  • Tab works to jump between fields but the arrow keys do not let you select, say, contextual pop up menu items like autocompleted names in the "To:" field in an email.

    Gizmodo

  • Now type gradle clTAB tTAB and it will be autocompleted to gradle clean test

    Dashboard RSS Feed

  • I'm actually quite surprised it autocompleted "researcher" correctly.

    Jeff's Search Engine Caffè

  • Added a workaround for an AHK bug which could cause keypresses to be interspersed in the autocompleted word.

    AutoHotkey Community

  • · A popup similar to Tracker, where you can enter an abbreviation and have it autocompleted for you.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

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