Definitions

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  • noun computing, graphical user interface A technique in which one point or object moves while attached to another point or object, as when dragging out a new shape in a drawing program.

Etymologies

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rubber band +‎ -ing

Examples

  • You can't have endemic lag and latency only game I know that made an exploit out of "rubberbanding".

    Order 66

  • BlackBerry OS version 6.0 introduces several aspects common on competing platforms, such as rubberbanding and kinetic scrolling.

    OSNews

  • Recent versions also allowed you to show/hide the audio waveform and use rubberbanding to duck the volume at certain points.

    Angry Font « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • The more you're losing by, the better the items you get are, so there's a constant rubberbanding which feels good when you're learning or playing someone a lot better, but can be a bit frustrating when someone you've outperformed all race nips the victory which a cheap Bullet Bill at the last second.

    Mario Kart DS Post-Mortem

  • The more you're losing by, the better the items you get are, so there's a constant rubberbanding which feels good when you're learning or playing someone a lot better, but can be a bit frustrating when someone you've outperformed all race nips the victory which a cheap Bullet Bill at the last second.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Francis Chung put this kickass code in her Dominus Shadow so instead of rubberbanding you over a region crossing, it halts you until it can proceed smoothly over.

    Community Team Roundtable - March 2006 - SLOG

  • No character or mob warping, no stuttering, no rubberbanding.

    The Golden 1M: Please Welcome the Next Candidate, World of Warcraft

  • RIM has added in system-wide kinetic scrolling with rubberbanding, as well as system-wide multitouch (with pinch zoom!).

    I4U News

  • RIM has added in system-wide kinetic scrolling with rubberbanding, as well as system-wide multitouch (with pinch zoom!).

    I4U News

  • RIM has added in system-wide kinetic scrolling with rubberbanding, as well as system-wide multitouch (with pinch zoom!).

    I4U News

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