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  • v. Present participle of mangle.
  • n. An act in which something is mangled


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  • This mangling is evident in the "Rightwing Extremism" memo where Napolitano warns that potentially violent groups include those concerned with a "single issue."

    And Now, For My Next Act of Terror...

  • Todays grim motorcycle mangling is tomorrows new liver for some Pisces.

    Astrology and Traffic Tie-ups

  • Bush ought to try to learn English before he starts in mangling Spanish.

    Think Progress » Rewriting history.

  • Now let us write a test program to discuss calling convention mismatch errors. the reason we get this linker error is because the name mangling performed by the compiler

    MSDN Blogs

  • Name mangling updated: The name mangling and hashing scheme has been revised so that names now succeed that previously might have collided (and thus caused a failure).

    EDN Feed

  • I don't recall mangling "It's great to know that Gordon will be demoted instead of one of the 7 dwarfs" that badly

    Royals Review

  • Issues can be caused by name mangling, different Standard Template Library (STL) versions and using different compilers and linkers for linking against libraries than used for building the library.

    Internet Super Hero

  • Jim on Michael's word mangling, i.e. "spiderface."


  • In software compiler engineering, name mangling (more properly called name decoration, although this term is less commonly used) is a technique used to solve various problems caused by the need to resolve unique names for programming entities in many modern programming languages.

    MSDN Blogs

  • Now if they just worked on getting name mangling to work a little better (since HFS+ uses a funky encoding, some "special" symbols don't appear very aesthetically in Windows) things would be perfect!



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