line starve = L = link farm

linearithmic adj.

Of an algorithm, having running time that is O(N log N). Coined as a portmanteau of `linear' and `logarithmic' in "Algorithms In C" by Robert Sedgewick (Addison-Wesley 1990, ISBN 0-201-51425-7).

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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