Definition of grok
verb - transitive
- to understand or comprehend on a very deep, fundamental level.
I totally grok the theory of relativity.
My boss groks C++.
Citation from "Arthur, Interrupted", The Tick (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2002) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
Last edited on Oct 14 2011. Submitted by Jon R. from Denver, CO, USA
on Dec 09 1998.
- used of computer programs, to be able to handle.
Not many web browsers grok Gopher any more.
Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile)
on Aug 14 2009.
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