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Explanations for words & phrases in Dilbert

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Suggestion box

A box where employees can leave suggestions for making the company better, without giving their name.


Convert an image into text that a computer understands.

Monday, April 16, 2018


A distributed method for tracking transactions (and it’s not easy to explain).

Team player

Someone who takes a less desirable position so that the team can do better (someone has to do the boring tasks).

Legacy systems

Older, existing systems (the computer programs companies don’t want to throw away)..

Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Arrive at a conclusion by reasoning.


A way of thinking about something.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Producing children.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

No special vocabulary for Thursday

Friday, April 20, 2018

3D print

Using a printer that can create a three dimensional object.


Computer code for webpages.


A form of electronic money (it has no physical form).

Saturday, April 21, 2018


Doing things without having to be told, doing something based on your own ideas.