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A slang acronym for waste of money, brains and time—something which is regarded as uninteresting and/or useless

wombat

a thickset, nocturnal, herbivorous, burrowing marsupial with short legs and no tail. It is solitary and long-lived and peculiar to Australia. Called also Vombatus ursinus.
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In this period a number of new wombats had arrived at the Regent's Park Zoo: a rare, hairy-nosed wombat on 24 July 1862, and two common wombats despatched from the Melbourne Zoo on 18 March 1863.
The Wombat comes with a special four-level filtration system.
If you are the manufacturer of Wombat software and your margin is 88% you can easily get it on GSA for $4400.
Egged on by the two talk-show hosts, swimmer Ian Thorpe carried a stuffed wombat to the awards stand after one of his races, creating the sort of furor that hasn't been seen on an Olympic awards podium since Nike spokesman Michael Jordan draped the U.
Achieving the WOMBAT goal of a prosperous word of mouth business requires a series of steps.
Two sixth-grade girls get in a pack of trouble spying on their new neighbor in "Frog and Wombat," a so-so kidpic that would more easily find its natural audience of preadolescent femmes via broadcast and vid-shelf slots than in any long-shot theatrical berths.
The WOMBAT test (Roscoe, 1997) is a direct outgrowth of that earlier work, which was done mainly at the University of Illinois and in Israel.
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Proofpoint has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wombat Security Technologies.
Pittsburgh-based cybersecurity firm Wombat Security Technologies' Beyond the Phish Report, analyzed nearly 20 million questions and answers from their survey for this report.