from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An imaginary line which crosses a billiard-table from second ‘sight’ to second ‘sight,’ and comprises one fourth (the head in most countries, but the foot in Great Britain), to serve as a balk.


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  • On reaching some threshold - say 100 lines, it sends the string-line container to the GUI-thread for actually appending this much text into textbox (or other control).

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