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LIFO

[lahy-foh] /ˈlaɪ foʊ/
noun
1.
2.
Computers. a data storage and retrieval technique, usually implemented using a queue, in which the last item stored is the first item retrieved.
Origin
l(ast) i(n,) f(irst) o(ut)
Can be confused
FIFO, GIGO, LIFO.
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LIFO

/ˈlaɪfəʊ/
noun acronym
1.
last in, first out (as an accounting principle in sorting stock) Compare FIFO
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LIFO in Technology
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LIFO

last in, first out
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