computerese
noun Date: circa 1960 jargon used by computer technologists

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • computerese — 1. The language of computer terminology has become familiar to the English speaking world in the last twenty years or so as the technological revolution has impinged on the lives of most people both at work and in their homes. Since much of the… …   Modern English usage

  • computerese — [n] computer technical language computer jargon, computer terminology, computer terms, hacker talk, tech talk; concept 275 …   New thesaurus

  • computerese — ☆ computerese [kəm pyo͞ot΄ər ēz′ ] n. the jargon used in computer technology: see ESE …   English World dictionary

  • computerese — /keuhm pyooh teuh reez , rees /, n. the jargon and technical terms associated with computers and their operation. [1955 60; COMPUTER + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • computerese — noun The jargon associated with computers …   Wiktionary

  • computerese — com·pu·te·ré·se s.m. CO scherz., linguaggio specialistico relativo al computer, costituito per lo più da calchi e prestiti dall inglese {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1983 …   Dizionario italiano

  • computerese — pl.m. computeresi …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • computerese — n. computer jargon, specialized technical vocabulary used in the computer industry by computer technologists …   English contemporary dictionary

  • computerese — com·put·er·ese …   English syllables

  • computerese — com•put•er•ese [[t]kəmˌpyu təˈriz, ˈris[/t]] n. cvb cmp the jargon and technical terms associated with computers and their operation • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

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