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grunge

a style of rock music originating in the US in the late 1980s, featuring a distorted guitar sound
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grunge

/gruhnj/ 1. That which is grungy, or that which makes it so.

2. [Cambridge] Code which is inaccessible due to changes in other parts of the program. The preferred term in North America is dead code.
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The study found that Seattleites dedicate a high percentage of their income to fun activities, with above average spending for gyms, sporting events, movies and theater, bicycles, and -- apropos of its reputation as the birthplace of grunge music -- musical instruments.
The Carnival at Bray hits all the right young adult notes: themes of love, loss, heartbreak, rebellion, loneliness, self-discovery, and growing up dominate the novel, and grunge music and descriptions of Ireland's beauty complete it.
The outpost in the Pacific Northwest has enjoyed a higher profile in recent years thanks to the growth of Microsoft, the grunge music scene and kooky psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane, but they are still not getting their dues in the media hotbed of New York or the betting mecca of Las Vegas.
There was some rapping, some grunge music and some rock.
In the weeks following her death Jodi's family paid tribute to the ``typical teenager'' who liked grunge music and bands such as Nirvana and Metallica.
The movie, called ``Last Days,'' is a look at the Northwest's grunge music scene in the mid-1990s, with Michael Pitt starring as the lead singer of a Nirvana-like band.
Nirvana star Cobain, who led the grunge music revolution in the early 1990s, shot himself in the same city.
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The popularity of email, the beginning of the Human Genome Project, grunge music, women in high office, the Clinton era, "The Rachel" haircut and a "Friends" phenomenon.
Perhaps you were a fan of the grunge music scene that exploded from the city in the 1990s and gave us Nirvana and Pearl Jam?
WASHINGTON state's major city, Seattle, has had any number of names over the years Jet City, Rain City, Gateway To Alaska, Queen City, are just some of them - but it is probably most famous for three things, the Boeing Corporation (based there), Jimi Hendrix (his birthplace) and grunge music.
That and wanting to go home and write a long letter to myself about why you should never revisit the heavy grunge music of your youth.
Jodi was bright, she liked painting and poetry - but her real passion was listening to grunge music.