noun, Australian Slang.
a busybody; meddler.
an inquisitive person
(intransitive) to pry
- Sticky bit
operating system The bit in the mode of a Unix file which, if set for an executable, tells the kernel to keep the code loaded in swap space even after it has finished executing on the assumption that it is likely to be used again soon. This performance optimisation was included in some early (and […]
- Sticky blood
noun 1. a condition of the blood, particularly associated with Hughes syndrome, in which antibodies tend to adhere to platelets and glue them together, leading to an increased likelihood of clotting
- Sticky content
World-Wide Web World-Wide Web pages that refer only or mostly to pages on the same website. This is important to some commercial sites who want users to keep accessing pages from their site because they receive advertising income from each hit. It does however somewhat miss the point of the World-Wide Web which is to […]
noun, Genetics, Biotechnology. 1. a single-stranded end of DNA or RNA having a nucleotide base sequence complementary to that of another strand, enabling the two strands to be connected by base pairing: produced in the laboratory with the use of restriction enzymes for genetic engineering purposes. noun 1. (informal) an unpleasant finish or death (esp […]