LIFO

LIFO

[lahy-foh]
noun
1.
last-in, first-out ( def 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)

FIFO, GIGO, LIFO.
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LIFO (ˈlaɪfəʊ)
 
n acronym for
Compare FIFO last in, first out (as an accounting principle in sorting stock)

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LIFO
last in, first out
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