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  1. frobnoun

    Any small device or object (usually hand-sized) which can be manipulated.

    Etymology: It was adopted by the community of computer programmers which grew out of the MIT Tech Model Railroad Club in the 1950s, and allegedly among the oldest existing words in hacker jargon.

  2. frobverb

    To manipulate objects considered to be frobs.

    Etymology: It was adopted by the community of computer programmers which grew out of the MIT Tech Model Railroad Club in the 1950s, and allegedly among the oldest existing words in hacker jargon.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. frob

    1. n. [MIT; very common] The TMRC definition was “FROB = a protruding arm or trunnion”; by metaphoric extension, a frob is any random small thing; an object that you can comfortably hold in one hand; something you can frob (sense 2). See frobnitz. 2. vt. Abbreviated form of frobnicate. 3. [from the MUD world] A command on some MUDs that changes a player's experience level (this can be used to make wizards); also, to request wizard privileges on the ‘professional courtesy’ grounds that one is a wizard elsewhere. The command is actually ‘frobnicate’ but is universally abbreviated to the shorter form.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frob in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    an attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
    • A. descant
    • B. lucubrate
    • C. abet
    • D. caddie

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