<jargon> A marketroid term for something he wants to sell you without bothering you with the often dizzying distinctions between hardware, software, services, applications, file formats, companies, brand names and operating systems.

"Flash is a perfect image-streaming solution." "What is it?" "Um... about a thousand dollars."

See also: technology.

Abbreviation: soln

(01 Apr 1998)

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<chemistry> Isotonic salt solution used for mammalian tissues, original version (for frog tissues) much modified and often used loosely to mean any physiological saline.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

Abbreviation: soln

(11 Mar 2008)

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