hot zone

noun

computing a variable area towards the end of a line of text that informs the operator that a decision must be taken as to whether to hyphenate or begin a new line

Nearby words

  1. hot up,
  2. hot war,
  3. hot water,
  4. hot well,
  5. hot yoga,
  6. hot-air balloon,
  7. hot-blooded,
  8. hot-bulb engine,
  9. hot-button,
  10. hot-cathode tube

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