bit-bucket

bit-bucket

A humorous name for the place where lost computer files are thought to have gone. I could have sworn I saved that document, but it must have gone into the bit-bucket.
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bit-bucket

n. the imaginary place where lost computer data goes. (Computers.) I guess my data went into the bit-bucket.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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