gunk gunk

Definition(s):

  • (n) any thick, viscous matter

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Gum control is popping up high on the priority list of a growing number of cities around the world fed up with the gunk on their sidewalks.
  2. To him, the ugly, insoluble gunk in his glassware was a sign of a dead end.
  3. Poor diet in the long-term leads to hypertension and buildup of gunk in blood vessels that increases heart-attack risk.

News

  • Boardman SLR/9.0S review

    As regards digital integration, Boardman make a bold move straight away, putting the battery in a unique position on top of the offside chainstay. It’s a relatively low-drag site but it does collect a lot of gunk from the rear tyre, and removal for recharging is a little awkward. However, a little bit of battery faff aside, there’s no doubting that the frame and fit is absolutely classic rock ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

Quotes

  1. "Get as much gunk out of the Senate bill as possible. That Nebraska thing is really hurting us," Clinton told House Democrats in a closed-door speech at the Visitors' Center at the Capitol, according to a House aide who attended the session.
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Bill Clinton Source: Washington Post (blog)

  2. "This is an old clunker of a government," Taft said. "Once we get under the hood, we are absolutely convinced that you start scraping off the old grease, the dried up grime, the gunk. We'll get this thing tuned up and running."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Kevin Taft Source: Canada.com

  3. "The Jet A cleans it out," Mr. Leno said. "The biodiesel can gunk it up."
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Jay Leno Source: New York Times

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