(LOC) A common measure of the size or progress of a programming project. For example, one can describe a completed project as consisting of 100,000 LOC; or one can characterise a week’s progress as 5000 LOC.
Using LOC as a metric of progress encourages programmers to reinvent the wheel or split their code into lots of short lines.
noun 1. (on a typewriter, typesetter, printer, or the like) the horizontal space provided for a line of typing, typesetting, printing, etc.
noun, Physics. 1. an electromagnetic spectrum consisting of discrete lines, usually characteristic of excited atoms or molecules. line spectrum An image of colored lines or bands of light formed in optical spectroscopy, each line representing one of the frequencies in the spectrum of a light source. The light source is usually broken into individual bands […]
- Lines per minute
unit (lpm) A unit used to measure line printer throughput. (1999-01-13)
noun 1. a squall advancing along a front that forms a more or less definite line. noun 1. a squall or series of squalls along a cold front