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“… in the barnacle bulletin and basically …”

meanings of barnacle


  1. The barnacle goose.
  2. In electrical engineering, a change made to a product on the manufacturing floor that was not part of the original product design.
  3. A marine crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia that attaches itself to submerged surfaces such as tidal rocks or the bottoms of ships.
  4. A pair of spectacles.
  5. A worldly sailor.
  6. An instrument like a pair of pincers, to fix on the nose of a vicious horse while shoeing so as to make it more tractable.
  7. A good job, or snack easily obtained.
  8. A deprecated or obsolete file, image or other artifact that remains with a project even though it is no longer needed.
  9. On printed circuit boards, a change such as soldering a wire in order to connect two points, or addition such as an added resistor or capacitor, subassembly or daughterboard.


  1. To press close against something.
  2. To connect with or attach.