To understand profoundly through intuition or empathy.
by Eibro October 4, 2003
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Taken from the book 'Stranger in a Strange Land,' literally meaning 'to drink' but taken to mean 'understanding.' Often used by programmers and other assorted geeks.
It took me a long time to grok Perl, but now I can read it without going blind!
by /dev/dave October 1, 2003
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To drink in, to make a part of one's self
To grok life, love, and God, this is a noble goal
--Fred Cain
by Barsabus Justus March 20, 2003
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1. To understand something intimately and completely. (originally from Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert A. Heinlein)

2. With programs, having sufficient understanding.

Almost all C compilers grok the void type these days.
by tobym4 May 30, 2006
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To know something in and out and be able to exist in it's embodiment.
I grok Spock.
by JrnymnNate January 5, 2003
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The script kiddie obviously did not grok what he was doing.
by klm October 11, 2002
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To learn and understand how something works, typically through experimentation.
Have you tried to grok dojo?
by tabmow July 12, 2006
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