time sink

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time sink

n. [poss. by analogy with `heat sink' or `current sink'] A project that consumes unbounded amounts of time.
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(By analogy with "heat sink" or "current sink") A project that consumes unbounded amounts of time.
[Jargon File]
(1995-02-07)

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