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Subject:Re: Need a word for... From:Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 05 Feb 2010 08:08:20 -0800
ok I can't resist.... why don't you use Prius... as in Toyota. Seems
that it stops and starts a badly. Might catch on.... :-)
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On 2/5/2010 8:00 AM, John Posada wrote:
>> Once again, I'm turning to the Techwr-l "reverse-lookup-dictionary" for a term that I'm pretty sure exists, but which is eluding me at present.
>> Is there a general, or engineering, term for a condition where something is dropped/stopped and retries/resumes, but it happens so frequently and rapidly that it's annoying (or a drag on resources)?
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