(RSN) [Originally from SF’s fanzine community, popularised by Jerry Pournelle’s column in “BYTE”] 1. Supposed to be available (or fixed, or cheap, or whatever) real soon now according to somebody, but the speaker is quite skeptical.
2. When one’s gods, fates, or other time commitments permit one to get to it (in other words, don’t hold your breath).
[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/ noun, Computers. 1. (in a virtual storage system) the portion of addressable memory that consists of main storage.
- Real tennis
noun 1. an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled indoor court with various openings, a sloping-roofed corridor along three sides, and a buttress on the fourth side Also called royal tennis
[ree-uh l-tee, reel-] /ˈri əl ti, ˈril-/ noun 1. real property or real estate. /ˈrɪəltɪ/ noun 1. another term for real property n. 1660s, “real estate,” from earlier meaning (1540s) “real possession,” earlier “reality” (mid-15c.), from real (adj.) + -ty (2). Cf. reality.
[ree-uh l-tahym, reel-] /ˈri əlˈtaɪm, ˈril-/ adjective, Computers. 1. of or relating to applications in which the computer must respond as rapidly as required by the user or necessitated by the process being controlled. [ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/ noun 1. Computers. the actual time elapsed in the performance of a computation by a […]