drop-ins

[analogy with drop-outs] Spurious characters appearing on a terminal or console as a result of line noise or a system malfunction of some sort. Especially used when these are interspersed with one's own typed input.

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drop cable « drop-down list « drop-down menu « drop-ins » drop on the floor » drop-outs » DrScheme

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