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clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.
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gray areaA part that is not clear or certain; something that is open to interpretation.
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grey areaA topic that is not clearly one thing or the other.
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grey areaAn area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories where the border between the two is fuzzy.
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check outTo obtain computer source code from a repository.
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close offTo seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.
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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.
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muck outTo clean the excrement and other rubbish from the area where an animal is kept, such as a horse stable or a dog kennel.
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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.
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asphalt jungleA city or urban area, where the landscape is covered by pavement and the environment is alienating and unsafe.
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back waterA very remote, rural area.
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beyond the black stumpExtremely remote, outside the populated area.
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bridgeA system which connects two or more local area networks at layer 2.
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clean upTo make an area or a thing clean; to pick up a mess; to tidy.
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concrete jungleAn urban or other populated area containing a high density of buildings constructed of concrete or similar materials, especially one which lacks greenery and which seems unattractive, harsh, or unsafe.
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cut a wide swathTo clear a broad track through a grassland, woodland, geographical region, or other area, either by natural means or by human action.
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debris fieldAny area, non-dependent of locale, space, or contour, that contains the debris of wreckage, impact, sinking, or other material that once constituted a complete object. Debris fields can be found at the site of air crashes, water vessel sinking, explosions of buildings, collapses, and other events that render a whole entity into components, pieces, or other non-whole items.
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every cloud has a silver liningIn every bad situation there is an element of good1881, National Academy of Code Administration (U.S.), Folio, page 417:Every cloud has a silver lining; but in the old-fashioned meeting-houses every cloud of hymnal melody generally had a nasal lining before the congregation...1887, Shakers, Religion, page 36:that "a little reserve and thou'lt fail surely," will prove to be true in our experience. Every cloud has a silver lining and so has every sorrow,1918, George Jean Nathan, Performing Arts, page 222:But the most popular attitude toward what we may call "sad" plays is the peculiar one of believing that, since every cloud has a silver lining,
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far and wideOver a great distance, or large area; nearly everywhere.
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hard shouldermortorway shopping area
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have the run ofTo have permission or freedom to move around throughout an area or to use something at will.
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high groundA location which is at a relatively high elevation, especially in comparison to the immediate surrounding area.
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honey holeSweet spot. An abundance in one specific area.
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in touchThe ball, or a player, is in touch when it, or he, is outside the playing area or touching the touchlines of the playing area.
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knacker's yardThat area of a slaughterhouse where carcasses unfit for human consumption are rendered down to produce useful materials such as glue.
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man of partsA man that is talented in multiple areas of life. This includes but is not limited to the area of seduction. He puts very little emphasis on memorized scripts or "peacocking" and instead relies on individualized ways to charm a woman.
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parking lotAn open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use.
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penalty boxThe penalty area.
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rag-chewingA phrase used by morse code operators for a longer than usual conversation, generally a conversation extending about 30 minutes.
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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.
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squaring the circleThe historical problem of how to construct, using compass and ruler, a square having the same area as a given circle.
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wrong side of the tracks. May refer to area where the working class, poor or extremely poor live.
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