thunk
I. dialect past and past participle of think II. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1947 a flat hollow sound III. intransitive verb Date: 1949 to produce a flat hollow sound ; make a thunk

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  • Thunk — es un término usado en la jerga del desarrollo de software que designa la llamada o invocación a un código que pertenece a otra plataforma o a otro Framework. En el paso de 16 a 32 bit por ejemplo, los sistemas operativos (OS/2, Windows NT etc.)… …   Wikipedia Español

  • thunk — sound of impact, attested from 1952, echoic …   Etymology dictionary

  • thunk — ☆ thunk1 [thuŋk ] n. [echoic] an abrupt, muffled sound, as of an ax hitting a tree trunk vi. to make such a sound thunk2 [thuŋk] vt., vi. Dial. pt. & pp. of THINK1 …   English World dictionary

  • Thunk — The word thunk has at least three related meanings in computer science. A thunk may be: * a piece of code to perform a delayed computation (similar to a closure) * a feature of some virtual function table implementations (similar to a wrapper… …   Wikipedia

  • Thunk — Als Thunk bezeichnet man im Jargon der Softwareentwicklung den Aufruf von Code, der einer anderen Plattform oder einem anderen Framework angehört. Bei der Umstellung von 16 auf 32 Bit beispielsweise, konnten die Betriebssysteme (OS/2, Windows NT… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • thunk — 1. verb /θʌŋk/ to strike against something, without breakage, making a thunk sound Who would have thunk those guys would have a problem with a little lye? 2. noun /θʌŋk/ a) a delayed computation b) In the Scheme programming language, a function… …   Wiktionary

  • Thunk — jocular past tense or past participle of think : I thunk and thunk (by analogy with sink/sunk ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • thunk — I Australian Slang jocular past tense or past participle of think : I thunk and thunk (by analogy with sink/sunk ) II Mawdesley Glossary a leather boot lace, a leather thong …   English dialects glossary

  • thunk — Used in place of thought or think. Whoodah thunk I d be the one they picked. Or; I guess I didn t thunk it through all the way …   Dictionary of american slang

  • thunk — Used in place of thought or think. Whoodah thunk I d be the one they picked. Or; I guess I didn t thunk it through all the way …   Dictionary of american slang

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