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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. make off with belongings of others;
[syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

snarf v 1: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

snarf /snarf/, vt. 1. To grab, esp. to grab a large document or file for the purpose of using it with or without the author's permission. See also BLT. 2. [in the Unix community] To fetch a file or set of files across a network. See also blast. This term was mainstream in the late 1960s, meaning ?to eat piggishly?. It may still have this connotation in context. ?He's in the snarfing phase of hacking ? FTPing megs of stuff a day.? 3. To acquire, with little concern for legal forms or politesse (but not quite by stealing). ?They were giving away samples, so I snarfed a bunch of them.? 4. Syn. for slurp. ?This program starts by snarfing the entire database into core, then....? 5. [GEnie] To spray food or programming fluids due to laughing at the wrong moment. ?I was drinking coffee, and when I read your post I snarfed all over my desk.? ?If I keep reading this topic, I think I'll have to snarf-proof my computer with a keyboard condom.? [This sense appears to be widespread among mundane teenagers ?ESR] The sound of snarfing is splork!.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

snarf /snarf/ 1. To grab, especially to grab a large document or file for the purpose of using it with or without the author's permission. See also BLT. 2. (Unix) To fetch a file or set of files across a network. See also blast. 3. To acquire, with little concern for legal forms or politesse (but not quite by stealing). "They were giving away samples, so I snarfed a bunch of them." 4. Synonym for slurp. "This program starts by snarfing the entire database into core." 5. (GEnie) To spray food or programming fluids due to laughing at the wrong moment. This sense appears to be widespread among mundane teenagers - ESR. 6. This term was mainstream in the late 1960s, meaning "to eat piggishly". It may still have this connotation in context. 7. A creature on the Thundercats, fond of eating, usually covertly. [Jargon File] (1995-02-21)