/kohk’bot-l/ Any unusual character, particularly one you can’t type because it isn’t on your keyboard. MIT people used to complain about the “control-meta-cokebottle” commands at SAIL, and SAIL people complained about the “altmode-altmode-cokebottle” commands at MIT. After the demise of the space-cadet keyboard, “cokebottle” was used less, but was often used to describe weird or non-intuitive keystrokes.
The OSF/Motif window manager, “mwm” keystroke for switching to the default keybindings and behaviour is control-meta-bang. Since exclamation mark might be thought to look like a Coke bottle, Motif hackers referred to this keystroke as “cokebottle”.
See also quadruple bucky.
- Coke-bottle glasses
noun phrase Very thick eyeglass lenses: He had thinning hair, Coke-bottle glasses, a big nose/ Every maladjusted sociopath with Coke-bottle-bottom glasses has no trouble finding this stuff [1970s+; fr their resemblance to the thickness of the bottom of a soft-drink bottle]
[kohk] /koʊk/ Chemistry noun 1. the solid product resulting from the destructive distillation of coal in an oven or closed chamber or by imperfect combustion, consisting principally of carbon: used chiefly as a fuel in metallurgy to reduce metallic oxides to metals. verb (used with or without object), coked, coking. 2. to convert into or […]
/ˈkəʊkdʌp/ adjective 1. (slang) showing the effects of having taken cocaine adjective Intoxicated with cocaine; high: the new generation of ”coked” gunmen/ the pair of strippers, a coked-out Pakistani princess and a coked-up Fire Island queen/ Marvella, you coked-out cunt (1920s+ Narcotics)
[kohk-hed] /ˈkoʊkˌhɛd/ noun, Slang. 1. a cocaine addict or habitual user. noun A cocaine addict (1920s+ Narcotics)