Jank vs Yank - What's the difference?

jank | yank |


As nouns the difference between jank and yank

is that jank is (computing|slang|rare) problematic blocking of a software application's user interface due to slow operations while yank is (us) a yankee, a northerner: someone from the northern united states, especially from new england.

As an adjective jank

is janky.

jank

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (computing, slang, rare) Problematic blocking of a software application's user interface due to slow operations.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • janky
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    yank

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force).
  • Synonyms

    * jerk, tug

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pull something with a quick, strong action.
  • to remove from circulation
  • They yanked the product as soon as they learned it was unsafe.

    Synonyms

    * (pull with a quick strong action) jerk, tug * (remove from circulation) pull, recall

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