Zen

/zen/

vt. To figure out something by meditation or by a sudden flash of enlightenment. Originally applied to bugs, but occasionally applied to problems of life in general.

"How'd you figure out the buffer allocation problem?"

"Oh, I zenned it."

Contrast grok, which connotes a time-extended version of zenning a system.

Compare hack mode.

See also guru.

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