Meaning of WIN in English

WIN

< jargon > (Said of people, computers, algorithms , programs) (To be) a success at a given task.

E.g. " WYSIWYG is a clear win for small documents".

"winnitude" is the quality posessed by something which wins. "winning" is often (ab)used as an adjective.

Synonyms: cuspy , elegant . Antonym: lose . Compare lossy , lossless .

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(1996-09-08)

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