Meaning of HIGHLY in English

HIGHLY

transcription, транскрипция: [ adv. ]

[scientific computation] The preferred modifier for overstating an understatement. As in: `highly nonoptimal', the worst possible way to do something; `highly nontrivial', either impossible or requiring a major research project; `highly nonlinear', completely erratic and unpredictable; `highly nontechnical', drivel written for luser s, oversimplified to the point of being misleading or incorrect (compare drool-proof paper ). In other computing cultures, postfixing of in the extreme might be preferred.

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.