from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In mining, characterized by benches, as a lode or bed.


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  • And now I'm a newly minted PI with a postdoc and a part time research assistant and have to relinquish control of the day-to-day benchy stuff ... and I'm not sorry to admit that I am completely sick of doing bench work myself and hope to avoid it like the plague from here on.

    Control freak

  • Then benchmark your system using 3DMark, or a cpu benchy like Prime95 or Orthos etc., record results.

    X-bit labs


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  • a 3d printing term for a benchmark test of your 3d printer.  named after the 3DBenchy file: It's a model of a boat.   I suspect benchy comes from benchmark

    February 4, 2017