fepped out /fept owt/ /adj./ The Symbolics 3600 LISP
Machine has a Front-End Processor called a `FEP' (compare sense 2
of box). When the main processor gets wedged, the FEP
takes control of the keyboard and screen. Such a machine is said
to have `fepped out' or `dropped into the fep'.
Return to Cool Jargon of the Day