a japanese term refering to a mental state of transcending awareness and focused unity of the mind. true action occurs in the moment and is a beginning and end only of itself.
i have taken on the task of writing a full port of OpenGL for the 3Dfx chipset but i can't attain tne necessary zanshin to do it due to constant interruptions from my wife.
by um mon November 09, 2006
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When you start a project and never finish.
I have way too much to do this week so I guess I'll zanshin it.
by Hamburgersddd October 15, 2006