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gunk

(gəŋk)
1. n. any nasty, messy stuff. Get this gunk up off the floor before it dries.
2. n. glue sniffed as a drug. (Drugs.) I thought that it was illegal to sell gunk.
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Ascan demonstrated how -- gunk, sponge-like in nature -- is a build-up that forms over time in key components of the engine.
It's MOST satisfying, this effect of pranayam on lung gunk. It has me chortling heheheheheheh (in my head) non-stop.
On foggy days, there's no more gunk on the windshield.
"If too much collects, this gunk can negatively affect engine performance, causing your car to burn more oil, overheat and burn gasoline less efficiently," reports John Fuller on the How Stuff Works website.
Miles of the thick, dark gunk had been spotted floating between Barrow and Wainwright, prompting North Slope Borough officials and the Coast Guard to investigate last week.
The eight-part series called Tarrant Lets The Kids Loose will probably feature less gunk and goo than Tiswas did 30 years ago.
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One day I decided to clean all the gunk off one of my skillets.
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In a victory for gas chromatography, the urine of all 19 cats showed evidence of the chemical, 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-3-pyridyl)-1-butanol, and other tobacco-related gunk. But so did the urine of three cats from supposedly smoke-free homes.
Scientific research suggests that antioxidants from grapes and some other foods lock onto bad cholesterol in the blood and stop the fatty gunk from clumping inside veins and arteries.
The first edition of DEGUNKING WINDOWS provided a basic reference to Windows XP: the revised edition includes the extensive update Service Pack 2 and focuses on the 'gunk' remaining in this update as well as tweaking issues for Windows.
In the absence of oxygen, the heat will break down the molecules of oil into water vapor and "carbon gunk" rather than into synthesis gas.
In this update of the 2004 edition that gave a name to Microsoft Windows' quirks, veteran geeks offer tips on cleaning up and organizing a PC to prevent further gunk. For example, they advise removing unneeded programs and not posting e-mail on the Web.