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terse
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
using words sparingly

(Depending upon the context, this can have a negative connotation of minimizing social interaction due to ill feelings.)
  • You check the manual to see if there might be any special cause for this screw to come off so hard, but all it says is "Remove side cover plate" in that wonderful terse technical style that never tells you what you want to know.
    Part 3 (64% in)

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