Said of a TSR (terminate-and-stay-resident) mess-dos program, such as the N pop-up calendar and calculator utilities that circulate on BBS systems: unsociable. Used to describe a program that rudely steals the resources that it needs without considering that other TSRs may also be resident. One particularly common form of rudeness is lock-up due to programs fighting over the keyboard interrupt.
adjective pertaining to a trip that is entirely paid for by an organization for as a prize for a contest Examples Win an all-expense-paid vacation to Egypt!
- All-flying tail
noun a type of aircraft tailplane in which the whole of the tailplane is moved for control purposes
- All-in wrestling
noun another name for freestyle (sense 2b)
- All washed up
all washed up Related Terms washed up verb phrase (Variation: in public may be added) To talk or argue about intimate matters in public [1867+; probably a translation of earlier French Il faut laver ton linge sale en famille]