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  1. blivet(Noun)

    anything overfull

  2. blivet(Noun)

    a program that has been worked on by many poor programmers and is now a mess

  3. blivet(Noun)

    An electronic signal that is normally high or on, but goes low for a very short period and then returns to high. A low going spike.

  4. blivet(Noun)

    A hammer sometimes used by Geologists to chop rock samples from boulders for examination.

  5. blivet(Noun)

    A hammer used by electric welders to knock off slag off of the welded joint. Such blivet hammers sometimes have springs for handles instead of solid wood or plastic to lessen shock to the human hands.

Freebase

  1. Blivet

    A blivet, also known as a poiuyt, devil's fork or widget, is an undecipherable figure, an optical illusion and an impossible object. It appears to have three cylindrical prongs at one end which then mysteriously transform into two rectangular prongs at the other end.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. blivet

    [allegedly from a World War II military term meaning “ten pounds of manure in a five-pound bag”] 1. An intractable problem. 2. A crucial piece of hardware that can't be fixed or replaced if it breaks. 3. A tool that has been hacked over by so many incompetent programmers that it has become an unmaintainable tissue of hacks. 4. An out-of-control but unkillable development effort. 5. An embarrassing bug that pops up during a customer demo. 6. In the subjargon of computer security specialists, a denial-of-service attack performed by hogging limited resources that have no access controls (for example, shared spool space on a multi-user system).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blivet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blivet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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