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  1. Snark(ProperNoun)

    A fictional animal in Lewis Carroll's .


  1. Snark

    In the mathematical field of graph theory, a snark is a connected, bridgeless cubic graph with chromatic index equal to 4. In other words, it is a graph in which every vertex has three neighbors, and the edges cannot be colored by only three colors without two edges of the same color meeting at a point. In order to avoid trivial cases, snarks are often restricted to have girth at least 5. Writing in The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, Miroslav Chladný states that

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. snark

    [Lewis Carroll, via the Michigan Terminal System] 1. A system failure. When a user's process bombed, the operator would get the message “Help, Help, Snark in MTS!” 2. More generally, any kind of unexplained or threatening event on a computer (especially if it might be a boojum). Often used to refer to an event or a log file entry that might indicate an attempted security violation. 3. UUCP name of snark.thyrsus.com, home site of the Jargon File versions from 2.*.* on (i.e., this lexicon).

Anagrams for snark »

  1. ARNKs

  2. knars

  3. Kṛṣṇa

  4. ranks

  5. narks

  6. skarn

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snark in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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