\bˌiːˌɛltˈiː], \bˌiːˌɛltˈiː], \b_ˌiː__ˌɛ_l_t_ˈiː]\
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By Princeton University
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1. /B-L-T/, /bl*t/ or (rarely) /belt/ Synonym for blit.This is the original form of blit and the ancestor ofbitblt. It refers to any large bit-field copy or moveoperation (one resource-intensive memory-shuffling operationdone on pre-paged versions of ITS, WAITS and TOPS-10 wassardonically referred to as "The Big BLT"). The jargon usagehas outlasted the PDP-10 BLock Transfer instruction fromwhich BLT derives; nowadays, the assembly languagemnemonic BLT almost always means "Branch if Less Thanzero".2. bacon, lettuce and tomato (sandwich).
By Denis Howe