Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of fuzz.
  • n. Fuzz testing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In shuffling cards, the act of taking one from the top and one from the bottom simultaneously, with the finger and thumb of the right hand. Also called milking and mowing.

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Examples

  • And he was so uncomfortable even with the idea of fuzzing his face that he cut out a cereal box to cover his face because it's so, so deeply sensitive.

    CNN Transcript Nov 10, 2007

  • The kits were susceptible to "fuzzing"-attacks by transmissions of malformed data that can crash devices or expose holes in the security of their implentation of the Logical Link Control and Adaption Protocol L2CAP.

    Ars Technica

  • In instant messenger and e-mail conversations, Wu explains how he uses a method known as "fuzzing" to harvest those bugs.

    What This Hacker Could Teach Apple

  • ABC's Jake Tapper: Romney "fuzzing" description of...

    06/24/2007

  • ABC's Jake Tapper: Romney "fuzzing" description of Mormon religion by on

    06/24/2007

  • ABC's Jake Tapper explained on THIS WEEK today that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is "fuzzing" his description of his Mormon faith in order to make it sound more mainstream to American voters.

    06/24/2007

  • Office developers found the bugs by running millions of "fuzzing" tests, said Tom Gallagher, senior security test lead with Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing group.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Office developers found the bugs by running millions of 'fuzzing' tests, a practice employed by both software developers and security researchers, that searches for ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • AppScan and Webinspect do "fuzzing" on the application layer.

    The Web Security Mailing List (WASC)

  • And one of the architects of Microsoft's security testing program had a frank assessment of the situation Thursday, saying that the company's "fuzzing" testing tools should have discovered the issue earlier.

    InfoWorld RSS Feed

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  • This isn't quite made-up, but it has a new meaning now. Fuzzing is when there's a clear sky and mysterious white fuzz keeps floating down from it.

    March 2, 2008