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.
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