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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clobber 
  n  :  informal  terms  for  personal  possessions;  "did  you  take  all 
  your  clobber?"  [syn:  {stuff}] 
  v  1:  strike  violently  and  repeatedly;  "She  clobbered  the  man  who 
  tried  to  attack  her"  [syn:  {baste},  {batter}] 
  2:  beat  thoroughly  in  a  competition  or  fight;  "We  licked  the 
  other  team  on  Sunday!"  [syn:  {bat},  {drub},  {thrash},  {lick}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  clobber  vt  To  overwrite,  usually  unintentionally:  "I  walked 
  off  the  end  of  the  array  and  clobbered  the  stack."  Compare  {mung}, 
  {scribble},  {trash},  and  {smash  the  stack}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  clobber 
 
  To  overwrite,  usually  unintentionally:  "I  walked  off  the  end 
  of  the  array  and  clobbered  the  stack." 
 
  Compare  {mung},  {scribble},  {trash},  and  {smash  the  stack}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1994-12-16) 
 
 




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