"rem out" meaning in English

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Verb

Forms: rems out [present, singular, third-person], remming out [participle, present], remmed out [participle, past], remmed out [past]
Etymology: From rem (a shortening of remark, used as a comment-marking keyword in some programming languages) + out. Head templates: {{en-verb|*}} rem out (third-person singular simple present rems out, present participle remming out, simple past and past participle remmed out)
  1. (programming, dated, transitive) To temporarily disable (a portion of source code) by converting it into a comment. Tags: dated, transitive Categories (topical): Programming Synonyms: comment out

Inflected forms

Download JSON data for rem out meaning in English (2.2kB)

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  "etymology_text": "From rem (a shortening of remark, used as a comment-marking keyword in some programming languages) + out.",
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      "form": "rems out",
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          "ref": "1998, Ralf Kober, Franck Buechel, Markus Baecker, Win 98 RX: Solve Your Own Windows 98 Computing Problems Easily, page 205",
          "text": "When Windows 98 is installed, it will \"REM out\" the MSCDEX statement, if there is one, since Windows has its own driver and doesn't need this one.",
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