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grok

To comprehend something fully, usually with the aid of one's intuition or empathy. Originated in Robert A. Heinlein's 1961 novel Stranger in a Strange Land. Did you grok that? I know it's a lot to take in.
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grok

(grɔk)
tv. to “drink” in a concept or knowledge and assimilate it; to understand something; to appreciate someone or something; to relate to someone or something. I don’t quite grok that. Run it by again, would you?
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What the writer said is generally true; I usually can grok what a writer means, even if I don't understand the content.
When I asked the writer what her advisor would say about my questions, the writer probably couldn't grok me, either.
I have failed to understand a piece of writing many times before, but this consultation was the first time I couldn't even grok it.
Leveraging complex neuroscience and algorithm design, Grok autonomously develops analysis models of streaming data on the fly.
Similar to Grok's ability to construct and consider candidate models of data streams, IBM Watson quickly formulated candidate answers and examined its supply of reference information to gather supporting information for each possible answer.
While maintaining a long view of general trends and future projections remains important, big data tools such as Grok and IBM Watson are enabling large organizations to behave more like agile startups when it comes to quick decision making by supplying quick answers to individual processes, patients and customers.