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gimp

1. noun, slang One who walks with a limp. Potentially offensive, especially when referring to someone with a disability. I fractured my foot, so I'll be the gimp wearing a boot for the next month.
2. verb To walk with a limp. Why are you gimping about? Did you hurt your knee again?
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gimp

(gɪmp)
1. n. a lame person. (Originally underworld. Rude and derogatory.) Lefty tried to mug an old gimp with a cane.
2. in. to limp about. I’ll gimp over there as soon as I can. It’ll take a while on these crutches.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"There are more primes out there," Woltman says, "and anyone with a reasonably powerful personal computer can join GIMPS and become a big prime hunter."
Last summer, using GIMPS software on his home computer, technology consultant Nayan Hajratwala of Plymouth, Mich., discovered the first prime number with at least 1 million decimal digits.
Computer programmer George Woltman of Orlando, Fla., organized GIMPS to challenge that dominance.
To date, GIMPS participants have found the four largest known primes.
As participants in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS), more than 4,000 people worldwide are chasing after the record for the largest known prime number.
He discovered the champion prime using software written by George Woltman, a computer programmer in Orlando, Fla., who started the GIMPS project in 1996.
As one of about 1,700 participants in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS), Gordon Spence had a choice of numbers to test.
Woltman, who organized GIMPS more than a year ago, announced the discovery last week.
Roughly 2 to 4 percent of all machines used in the GIMPS project run into problems, Woltman says.