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jock


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jock 
  n  :  a  person  trained  to  compete  in  sports  [syn:  {athlete}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  jock  n.  1.  A  programmer  who  is  characterized  by  large  and 
  somewhat  brute-force  programs.  See  {brute  force}.  2.  When  modified 
  by  another  noun  describes  a  specialist  in  some  particular  computing 
  area.  The  compounds  `compiler  jock'  and  `systems  jock'  seem  to  be  the 
  best-established  examples. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  jock 
 
  1.  A  programmer  who  is  characterised  by  large  and  somewhat 
  {brute-force}  programs. 
 
  2.  When  modified  by  another  noun  describes  a  specialist  in 
  some  particular  computing  area.  The  compounds  "compiler  jock" 
  and  "systems  jock"  seem  to  be  the  best-established  examples. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1995-01-19) 
 
 




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