/S-M-O-P/ [Simple (or Small) Matter of Programming] 1. A piece of code, not yet written, whose anticipated length is significantly greater than its complexity. Used to refer to a program that could obviously be written, but is not worth the trouble. Also used ironically to imply that a difficult problem can be easily solved because a program can be written to do it; the irony is that it is very clear that writing such a program will be a great deal of work. “It’s easy to enhance a Fortran compiler to compile COBOL as well; it’s just an SMOP.” 2. Often used ironically by the intended victim when a suggestion for a program is made which seems easy to the suggester, but is obviously (to the victim) a lot of work.
noun 1. a buffet meal of various hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, salads, casserole dishes, meats, cheeses, etc. 2. an extensive array or variety: The company has a smorgasbord of employee benefits. noun 1. a variety of cold or hot savoury dishes, such as pâté, smoked salmon, etc, served in Scandinavia as hors d’oeuvres or […]
adjective, Music. 1. fading away; dying out (a musical direction).
verb 1. a simple past tense of smite. verb (used with object), smote or (Obsolete) smit; smitten or smit; smiting. 1. to strike or hit hard, with or as with the hand, a stick, or other weapon: She smote him on the back with her umbrella. 2. to deliver or deal (a blow, hit, etc.) […]
verb (used with object) 1. to stifle or suffocate, as by smoke or other means of preventing free breathing. 2. to extinguish or deaden (fire, coals, etc.) by covering so as to exclude air. 3. to cover closely or thickly; envelop: to smother a steak with mushrooms. 4. to suppress or repress: to smother feelings. […]