a member of a dualistic sect, flourishing chiefly in Bulgaria in the Middle Ages, that rejected most of the Old Testament and was strongly anticlerical in polity.
Bulgaria Frank Fox
bogomips unit (From “bogus”, “MIPS”) The timing unit of the Linux kernel. A BogoMips is an unscientific measurement of processor speed made by the Linux kernel when it boots, to calibrate an internal busy-loop. BogoMips MiniHowto (http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/BogoMips.html). (1999-05-06)
bogon /boh’gon/ (By analogy with proton/electron/neutron, but doubtless reinforced after 1980 by the similarity to Douglas Adams’s “Vogons”) 1. The elementary particle of bogosity (see quantum bogodynamics). For instance, “the Ethernet is emitting bogons again” means that it is broken or acting in an erratic or bogus fashion. 2. A query packet sent from a […]