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    n. A company that {fab}s chips to the designs of others. As of the late 1980s, the combination of silicon foundries and good... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    gronk


    /gronk/ [popularized by Johnny Hart's comic strip "B.C." but the word apparently predates that] vt. 1. To clear the state of a wedged device and restart it. More severe than `to frob'. 2. [TMRC] To cut, sever, smash, or similarly disable. 3. The sound made by many 3.5-inch diskette drives. In particular, the microfloppies on a Commodore Amiga go "grink, gronk".