To learn and understand how something works, typically through experimentation.
Have you tried to grok dojo?
de tabmow 12 Iulie 2006
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!
de /dev/dave 01 Octombrie 2003
To understand profoundly through intuition or empathy.
de Eibro 04 Octombrie 2003
1. Martain word meaning literally, 'to drink'.
2. Also 'love', 'hate', and much more. To grok means to understand and empathize with something or someone to the extent that the object or person becomes part of ones' sense self.
3. To become one with.
I grok water.
I grok God.
I grok Jill.
de Tony Sampaio 10 August 2005
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.
de tobym4 30 Mai 2006
To drink in, to make a part of one's self
To grok life, love, and God, this is a noble goal
--Fred Cain
de Barsabus Justus 20 Martie 2003
To know something in and out and be able to exist in it's embodiment.
I grok Spock.
de JrnymnNate 05 Ianuarie 2003
Understand
The script kiddie obviously did not grok what he was doing.
de klm 11 Octombrie 2002

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