gumby = G = gunch

gun vt.

[ITS, now rare: from the :GUN command] To forcibly terminate a program or job (computer, not career). "Some idiot left a background process running soaking up half the cycles, so I gunned it." Usage: now rare. Compare can, blammo.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, this entry manually entered by rootbeer277.