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Definition of "thunking" []

  • The use of thunks (data mappings). (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "thunking" in a sentence
  • "That 'thunking' noise you are hearing is the sound of millions of Republicans falling to their knees, praying that NY Mayor Bloomberg enters the race as an independent."
  • "The Win32 API first introduced with Windows NT was adopted as the standard 32-bit programming interface, with Win16 compatibility being preserved through a technique known as "thunking"."
  • "(called "thunking" by programmers), it runs slower."