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frob (plural frobs)
- (jargon, MIT) Any small device or object (usually hand-sized) which can be manipulated.
- Hand me that frob there, will you?
- (jargon, MIT) To manipulate objects considered to be frobs.
- Hey, frob the switch.
- (jargon, MIT) To manipulate equipment without any knowledge.
- Hey! Stop frobbing that oscilloscope! You'll break it.