A quick and inelegant, though functional solution to a programming problem.
A horse, hackneyed or let out for common hire; also, a horse used in all kinds of work, or a saddle horse, as distinguished from hunting and carriage horses.
A bookmaker who hires himself out for any sort of literary work; an overworked man; a drudge.
To ride or drive as one does with a hack horse; to ride at an ordinary pace, or over the roads, as distinguished from riding across country or in military fashion.
To cut irregulary, without skill or definite purpose; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of a cutting instrument; as, to hack a post.
Fig.: To mangle in speaking.
To kick the shins of (an opposing payer).
A notch; a cut.
To program (a computer) for pleasure or compulsively; especially, to try to defeat the security systems and gain unauthorized access to a computer.
A 'hacker' can be a person who simply likes to fiddle with hardware or software without any malicious intent. However, it has now become applied to what the computer security industry considers 'crackers' - that is people who abuse software and computer systems. It is illegal. Hackers often try to break into computer systems which are connected to the internet. See: http://www.security.iia.net.au/australian_resources/security_issues/hacking.html
an illegal method of using software e.g. a way of avoiding entering a password.
break(ing) into and compromising a computer in person (hacker/cracker), rather than through malware.
fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; "I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best"
a bit of code written to customize or extend the functionality of a software product
a modification or addition to the program's functions
a program which divert system calls to make other thing
A clever computer program or routine within a program to accomplish an objective in a non-obvious fashion.
a clever mod someone makes
a clever piece of code
a piece of code that modifies the official code of the XOOPS core or a specific module
The foot-hold from which the stone is delivered.
The rubber starting block embedded in the ice from which the curler begins deliver of a stone.
A metal or wooden plate from which the curler can push off to begin delivery. There are usually two hacks at each end of the rink, for right- and left-handed curlers.
The block at each end of a sheet, usually of rubber, which provides a foothold from which the stones are played.
An unflattering term for a writer or director who carelessly puts together a script or film with little talent or regard for craft or storytelling.
A term that denotes a writer who is sufficiently skilled to write competently on almost any topic, although without demonstrating great originality on the subject assigned or producing a work of great literary merit. A writer who is employed by a publisher to work on a dull or routine task. Also, an artist or writer who produces mediocre work in exchange for compensation. One who uses his training and creative ability to produce dull and unimaginative work. See also AUTHOR FREELANCER JOURNALESE
a mediocre and disdained writer
a person lacking talent or ability (e
When a programmer change the original programing in a game to get an advanatge, that version is called a hacked version.
a modified/custom-made file (can be an object) with functions not provided by the default game or EP
an existing game that has somehow been modifed in terms of graphics, colors, sounds, and/or gameplay
a save game that u load to play them
1. (aka: "chop") chopping violently with an extreme downswing at the ball 2. (aka: "duffer", "hacker", "chop", "chopper") an erratic and unskilled golfer who generally scores poorly and likely takes many divots.
A poor golfer
To chop violently at the ball.
A bad golfer. (or Hacker)
A frame or grating of various kinds; as, a frame for drying bricks, fish, or cheese; a rack for feeding cattle; a grating in a mill race, etc.
Unburned brick or tile, stacked up for drying.
A hack is a row of stacked green (unfired) bricks protected from the rain by a covering of straw, slates or special wooden hack covers, the sides protected by mats or planks.
To bear, physically or emotionally; as, he left the job because he couldn't hack the pressure.
a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
a person to whom the following critria apply: (1) wrote a paper accepted by the APA selection committee; (2) has a full-time job; (3) is published in the Journal of Philosophy; (4) is not an Eminence.
To cough faintly and frequently, or in a short, broken manner; as, a hacking cough.
A hacking; a catch in speaking; a short, broken cough.
cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
two meanings: 1) the process of preparing a hawk for release to the wild and 2) the process of releasing and re-trapping a hawk to allow it to gain wild hunting skills.
In falconry, the verb means to set a young hawk or falcon free for several weeks to develop its flying ability. Among rehabilitators, the verb means to gradually reintroduce a bird into the wild after a period in captivity (as after an injury).
Hack is a term in the slang of the technology culture which has come into existence over the past few decades. As a noun, it has a number of related meanings. As a verb, it means creating or participating in a hack.
a harmless extension of Palm OS that offers some system-wide functionality that the basic Palm OS does not
a software application that adds additional functionality to the Palm
A system extension or small program designed to enhance the Palm OS. Requires a hack manager to function.