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  • n. In assembly languages, a loop which contains few instructions and iterates many times.
  • n. Such a loop which heavily uses I/O or processing resources, failing to adequately share them with other programs running in the operating system.


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  • Finally, after a brief trial-and-rejection period of the Fred Mertz—consisting of a strap leading from the clip on the penis down the right leg to a tight loop just below the right knee, resembling an upside-down sock garter popular with some older men—the Hipster made its debut as the most discreetly designed and popular model.

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