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/gronk/ Popularised by Johnny Hart's comic strip "B.C." but
the word apparently predates that.
1. To clear the state of a wedged
device and restart it.
More severe than "to frob
" (sense 2).
2. [TMRC] To cut, sever, smash, or similarly disable.
3. The sound made by many 3.5-inch diskette drives. In
particular, the microfloppies on a Commodore Amiga