1. A beat or blow; the sound of beating.
  2. A particularly aggressive and intense form of heavy metal music with a focus on speed, technical precision, and alternate picking.


  1. To beat mercilessly.
  2. To defeat utterly.
  3. To thresh.
  4. To move about wildly or violently; to flail; to labour.
  5. To extensively test a software system, giving a program various inputs and observing the behavior and outputs that result.
  6. In computer architecture, to cause poor performance of a virtual memory (or paging) system.

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