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/wangk/ [Columbia University: probably by mutation from Commonwealth slang "wank", to masturbate] Used much as hack is elsewhere, as a noun denoting a clever technique or person or the result of such cleverness. May describe (negatively) the act of hacking for hacking's sake ("Quit wanking, let's go get supper!") or (more positively) a wizard. "wanky" describes something particularly clever (a person, program, or algorithm). Conversations can also get wanky when there are too many wanks involved. This excess wankiness is signalled by an overload of the "wankometer" (compare bogometer). When the wankometer overloads, the conversation's subject must be changed, or all non-wanks will leave. Compare "neep-neeping" (under neep-neep). Usage: US only. In Britain and the Commonwealth this word is *extremely* rude and is best avoided unless one intends to give offense.
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Wank, Commodifying Communism: Business, Trust, and Politics in a Chinese City (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), p.
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Thanks to the support of the entire YLS board, our sponsors, golfers, and volunteers, we were able to surpass our goals for this remarkable cause," said Jeff Wank, YLS tournament chair.
Michael Wank, who submitted his thesis on this subject, said this would result in a further reduction in the price of the cells, which are made of amorphous silicon.
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Below ground was for function, above ground was for celebration," said Rolf Ohlhausen, partner at Ohlhausen DuBois Architects, the firm that designed the renovation project in collaboration with engineering firm Wank Adams Slavin Asssociates.
Mull over & reject this boring, lying, empty wank.
Any flat area currently governed by the hillside performance standards adjacent to the valley floor might be brought into the valley floor,'' said Melanie Wank, president of Citizens for Safe and Scenic Simi.
They go to toilets and wank, and they don't have relationships, and they don't love each other.
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But Faces is working on a technical solution that hopes it will let its members wank as often as they like again shortly.