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    [from the technical term `logical device', wherein a physical device is referred to by an arbitrary `logical' name] adj. Having the role of.... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    glark


    /glark/ vt. To figure something out from context. "The System III manuals are pretty poor, but you can generally glark the meaning from context." Interestingly, the word was originally `glork'; the context was "This gubblick contains many nonsklarkish English flutzpahs, but the overall pluggandisp can be glorked [sic] from context" (David Moser, quoted by Douglas Hofstadter in his "Metamagical Themas" column in the January 1981 `Scientific American'). It is conjectured that hackish usage mutated the verb to `glark' because glork was already an established jargon term. Compare grok, zen.