Definitions for vulcan nerve pinch
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vulcan nerve pinch
Vulcan nerve pinch
In the fictional Star Trek universe, the Vulcan nerve pinch is a technique used mainly by Vulcans to render unconsciousness by pinching a pressure point at the base of the victim’s neck.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Vulcan nerve pinch
[from the old Star Trek TV series via Commodore Amiga hackers] The keyboard combination that forces a soft-boot or jump to ROM monitor (on machines that support such a feature). On Amigas this is <Ctrl>-<Left-Amiga>-<Right-Amiga>; on PC clones this is Ctrl-Alt-Del; on Suns, L1-A; on Macintoshes, it is <Cmd>-<Power switch> or <Cmd>-<Ctrl>-<Power>! On IRIX, <Left-Ctrl><Left-Shift><F12><Keypad-Slash>, which kills and restarts the X server, is sometimes called a vulcan nerve pinch. Also called three-finger salute and Vulcan death grip. At shops with a lot of Microsoft Windows machines, this is often called the Microsoft Maneuver because of the distressing frequency with which Microsoft's unreliable software requires it. Compare quadruple bucky.
The numerical value of vulcan nerve pinch in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of vulcan nerve pinch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Images & Illustrations of vulcan nerve pinch
Translations for vulcan nerve pinch
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for vulcan nerve pinch »
Find a translation for the vulcan nerve pinch definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these vulcan nerve pinch definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"vulcan nerve pinch." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 29 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/vulcan nerve pinch>.