a more formal name for uncertainty principle
See uncertainty principle.
jargon /hi:’zen-buhg/ (From Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle in quantum physics) A bug that disappears or alters its behaviour when one attempts to probe or isolate it. (This usage is not even particularly fanciful; the use of a debugger sometimes alters a program’s operating environment significantly enough that buggy code, such as that which relies on the […]
- Heisman trophy
noun an annual award given to the outstanding college football player in the U.S. by the Downtown Athletic Club of New York City Word Origin for coach John W. Heisman
[hahys] /haɪs/ noun 1. Carol E(lizabeth) born 1940, U.S. figure skater.
[hahyst] /haɪst/ Slang. noun 1. a robbery or holdup: Four men were involved in the armored car heist. verb (used with object) 2. to take unlawfully, especially in a robbery or holdup; steal: to heist a million dollars’ worth of jewels. 3. to rob or hold up. /haɪst/ noun 1. a robbery verb 2. (transitive) […]