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- n. Plural form of greeble.
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He also, flinging handfuls of salt into the air, demonstrated "greebles" - computational crystal nanotechnology each "q-bit" as powerful as a modern server farm - that made information exchange as "ambient, pervasive, and ubiquitous" as his towel PC.
Mmm, I do love me some greebles! darthviper107 Says:
I also think there's an inherant problem with software that auto-generates and procedurally create greebles based on input is that it leaves its' stamp far more than I find acceptable in the end.
In this close-up of a dinosaur-based vehicle from Dinotopia: First Flight, greebles appear between the smoother outer forms of the neck sections.
I always loved greebles on models...especially on scratchbuilt models, since you always spot something like a tasting spoon or a thimble, or remnants of some model car engine serving a completely different purpose now.