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vaporware

Syllabification: va·por·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈvāpərˌwer
 
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(British vapourware)

Definition of vaporware in English:

noun

Computing , informal
Software or hardware that has been advertised but is not yet available to buy, either because it is only a concept or because it is still being written or designed.
Example sentences
  • One thing you can be sure of: there's no risk of downloading a virus from vaporware.
  • When you talk to many developers today about Web services, you'll get the glassy eyed stare of someone who has dealt with vaporware for far too long.
  • Yes, clearly, some of these technologies are overhyped or vaporware, and some may go nowhere.

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