An easy job; sinecure: Smith doesn’t relish the work; he tells himself the job’s an easy eight, but wastes his nights drinking away the haunting images of the day (1990s+)
- Easy does it
Go carefully, don’t hurry, as in That chest is heavy, so easy does it. [ 1920s ] Also see: go easy
- Easy fox
An early system on the JOHNNIAC computer. [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
noun 1. . [ar-uh-kah-nuh] /ˌær əˈkɑ nə/ noun 1. any of numerous varieties of domestic chickens derived from South American wild fowl, noted for producing pale blue, green, or pinkish eggs. 2. a breed of Araucana, developed in the U.S., having ear tufts and no tail.
- Easter egging
jargon (IBM, From the custom of the Easter Egg hunt observed in the US and many parts of Europe) The act of replacing unrelated components more or less at random in the hope that a malfunction will go away. Hackers consider this the normal operating mode of field circus techs and do not love them […]