Re: Need a word for...

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.... :-)

Robert Courtney
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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)?
>>
> Churn?
>
>
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References:
Need a word for...: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: Need a word for...: From: John Posada

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