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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Often difficult to understand) jargon from machines, equipment, and systems considered as a unit

Usage examples (33)
  • I really like Eureka, although the technobabble is getting very old.
  • If I could take all of the meaningless 'technobabble' scenes out of films I would.
  • There’s a lot of this kind of technobabble sprinkled around MS products once you get past the really obvious errors.
  • Then it went off the rails with tachyon technobabble. for more
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