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lawnmower survey

lawnmower survey  n.— «Over a 20-hour mission the team surveys 5km x 4km sections by running the AUV up and down, building up about 15 overlapping swaths of sonar data in a process known as a lawnmower survey. The multi-beam sonar produces...

pocket litter

pocket litter  n.— «Because the format of the data in the current database is “complex, undocumented, and brittle,” some significant data will be lost when the system is replaced by Railhead, according to the congressional...

shoe-shining

shoe-shining  n.— «When the only target of Tier 4 was tape, the focus was on delivering the data to that tape drive as fast as possible. Tape drives themselves have been plenty fast enough for years now, they’re just not very forgiving if...

zebra striping

zebra striping  n.— «Zebra striping—also known as candy striping or half-shadow—is the application of faint shading to alternate lines or rows in data tables or forms.» —“Zebra Striping: Does it Really Help?” by Jessica...

right-hook collision

right-hook collision  n.— «Cyclist in bike lane going straight and a vehicle turning right are common accidents in busy traffic areas; these are so common that they even have a name for them, “right-hook collisions.” Right hook...