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brain fart

brain fart in Technology

jargon, humour
1. The actual result of a braino, as opposed to the mental glitch that is the braino itself. E.g. typing "dir" on a Unix box after a session with MS-DOS.
2. A biproduct of a bloated mind producing information effortlessly. A burst of useful information. "I know you're busy on the Microsoft story, but can you give us a brain fart on the Mitnik bust?"
(1997-04-29)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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