[probably both fr the rhyme and the perception that a goose has loose bowels; first sense may be related to an earlier ”weak, flimsy,” with the notion of ”loosely articulated,” hence relaxed to the point of languor]
/ˈluːsˌbɒks/ noun 1. an enclosed and covered stall with a door in which an animal can be confined
- Loose bytes
Commonwealth hackish term for the padding bytes or shims many compilers insert between members of a record or structure to cope with alignment requirements imposed by the machine architecture.
noun 1. a person whose reckless behavior endangers the efforts or welfare of others. noun 1. a person or thing that appears to be beyond control and is potentially a source of unintentional damage noun phrase A person who is quite likely to cause damage; a wildly irresponsible person: Haig is a loose cannon on […]
- Loose change
noun 1. money in the form of coins suitable for small expenditures noun phrase Money at hand and to spare; available money: I wanted to help, but didn’t have any loose change (1827+)