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Thunk may refer to:
- Thunk (functional programming), a piece of code to perform a delayed computation (similar to a closure)
- Thunk (object-oriented programming), a feature of some virtual function table implementations
- Thunk (compatibility mapping), a mapping of machine data from one system-specific form to another, usually for compatibility reasons
- A measure of time, used on Digital Equipment Corporation operating systems, measuring the number of clock ticks since 00:00 o'clock, November 17, 1858. This is the Smithsonian base date and time for the astronomical calendar corresponding to the modified Julian day (JD - 2400000.5).
See also 
- Vax Software Handbook, 1980, page 279
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