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Taken from the book 'Stranger in a Strange Land,' literally meaning 'to drink' but taken to mean 'understanding.' Often used by programmers and other assorted geeks.
It took me a long time to grok Perl, but now I can read it without going blind!
Por /dev/dave 01 de octubre de 2003
To understand profoundly through intuition or empathy.
Por Eibro 04 de octubre de 2003
1. Martain word meaning literally, 'to drink'.
2. Also 'love', 'hate', and much more. To grok means to understand and empathize with something or someone to the extent that the object or person becomes part of ones' sense self.
3. To become one with.
I grok water.
I grok God.
I grok Jill.
Por Tony Sampaio 10 de agosto de 2005
1. To understand something intimately and completely. (originally from Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert A. Heinlein)

2. With programs, having sufficient understanding.

Almost all C compilers grok the void type these days.
Por tobym4 30 de mayo de 2006
To drink in, to make a part of one's self
To grok life, love, and God, this is a noble goal
--Fred Cain
Por Barsabus Justus 20 de marzo de 2003
When you throw up in your mouth, and it tastes the opposite of the excellent steak you just ate.
Did you smell that roadkill baking in the summer sun? It was almost as bad as a bowl of grok.
Por The Other Jesus 22 de febrero de 2015
To know something in and out and be able to exist in it's embodiment.
I grok Spock.
Por JrnymnNate 05 de enero de 2003

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