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Online Computer Terms Dictionary - B


/bamf/ 1. [Old X-Men comics] Notional sound made by a person or object teleporting in or out of the hearer's vicinity. Often used in virtual reality (especially MUD) electronic fora when a character wishes to make a dramatic entrance or exit.

2. The sound of magical transformation, used in virtual reality fora.

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Nearby terms: BALITAC BALM balun bamf Banach algebra Banach inverse mapping theorem Banach space