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Any seemingly pointless activity which is actually necessary to solve a problem which solves a problem which, several levels of recursion later, solves the real problem you're working on.
origin: MIT AI Lab, after 2000: orig. probably from a Ren & Stimpy episode.
by Brandon April 04, 2005
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One who has a mania for music.
I am a melomaniac.
by Larstait November 14, 2003
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The process of removing hair from a yak using a traditional shaving method, typically involving a razor blade, or another sharp tool, to scrape away hairs from the skin's surface.
Teacher:
"Where is Robby today?"
Student:
"Robby is busy yak shaving."
Teacher:
"Interesting. I had forgotten that yak farmers had to worry about that this time of year."
Robby's girlfriend:
"Yeah, he really needed to shave his yaks."
by sad_boi_roberto September 16, 2020
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Helping Rotax shave his back because that fat ass can't reach
by Notrotag October 14, 2020
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