/gweep/ To hack, usually at night, or one who does so. At WPI, from 1977 onward, gweeps could often be found at the College Computing Center punching cards or crashing the PDP-10 or, later, the DEC-20. The term has survived the demise of those technologies, however, and is still alive in late 1991. “I’m going to go gweep for a while. See you in the morning.” “I gweep from 8 PM till 3 AM during the week.”
“Gweep” originated as an onomatopeiac term, evoking the sound of the (once-ubiquitous) Hazeltine 9000 terminals’ bell on WPI campus.
A gweep is one step above a fweep.
[gwen] /gwɛn/ noun 1. a female given name, form of or . fem. proper name, typically short for Gwendolyn.
[gwen-dl-in] /ˈgwɛn dl ɪn/ noun 1. a female given name: from a Welsh word meaning “white.”. fem. proper name; the first element is Breton gwenn “white” (cf. Welsh gwyn, Old Irish find, Gaelic fionn, Gaulish vindo- “white, shining,” literally “visible”), from nasalized form of PIE root *weid- “to see, know” (see vision).
[gwent] /gwɛnt/ noun 1. a county in S Wales. 531 sq. mi. (1376 sq. km). /ɡwɛnt/ noun 1. a former county of SE Wales: formed in 1974 from most of Monmouthshire and part of Breconshire; replaced in 1996 by Monmouthshire and the county boroughs of Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, and part of Caerphilly
[gwey-roo] /ˈgweɪ ru/ noun 1. a city in central Zimbabwe. /ˈɡweɪruː/ noun 1. a city in central Zimbabwe. Pop: 140 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1982) Gwelo (ˈɡwiːləʊ)