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Online Computer Terms Dictionary - G

gobble

1. To consume, usually used with "up". "The output spy gobbles characters out of a tty output buffer."

2. To obtain, usually used with "down". "I guess I'll gobble down a copy of the documentation tomorrow."

See also snarf.

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Nearby terms: Go goal Go Back N gobble Godwin's Law Godzillagram Goedel
 

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