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3.
A large piece of work , mainly done in the wee hours of the morning whilst drinking loads of coffee. Generally in the 10k++ word range
I got a friggen disertation to do and the handin is in 72 hours my god!!
by Jock Strap April 06, 2003
 
1.
An April Fool's joke taken too far
(Teacher/Professor): Hey it would be an awsome April Fool's joke if we got them (students) to write 5000-15000 words on something completely pointless and make it worth half of their end result!

Other teacher/professor: yeah! omg that would be amazing let's call it a DISSERTATION...that'll get 'em

Then before you know it it becomes a compulsory aspect of your grade/degree



by onlymejustme April 02, 2009
 
2.
An idea that was spawned from the evil nasty dissertation monsters to make students fail university and waste three years of their life and lots of money
I have a 15000 word dissertation to hand in, in less than 72 hours Argh !
by DirkDiggler April 05, 2003
 
4.
The last course in cooking school.
Don't eat my dissertation.
by george stephans October 21, 2004