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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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Jul 24 Word of the Day
It’s an acronym standing for Can’t Remember A Fucking Thing. It’s usually used to describe embarrassment at being unable to remember someone (CRAFT moment); going onstage as the lead in the latest theatrical performance and your mind goes completely blank (CRAFT situation); the next morning after a night when you got pissed as a fart and woke up in bed cuddling a traffic cone and a string of fairy lights wound round your prick.
β€œWhere did you go after we left the pub?”
β€œDunno, CRAFT.”
by AKACroatalin November 07, 2015
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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.
"Where is Robby today?"
"Robby is busy yak shaving."
"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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When the Great Yak comes to shave in your sink and leaves behind his Shaving scum for you to find in the morning!
Oh joy! Merry Yak Shaving! The Great Yak has come up my toilet and left me his Shaving scum! I ought to show this to all the kids at school! I'll finally be the cool kid!!!!
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by ItsYakShavingDay! April 08, 2021
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A word used to describe what happens when you are shaving a yak
"What are they doing over there?"
"Son, they are yak shaving."
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by basicbadger May 11, 2021
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a word to describe a task really tough that causes a lot of hard work to complete the task is also useless and u do it for fun coming from the fact it is hard to shave a yak
It was yak shaving eating 77 burgers
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by arson_investigator May 30, 2021
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When a female has so much public hair that you need a weed wacker
Dayum bitch ya' finna need some yak shaving done.
by Den drinks his own cum. September 24, 2020
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