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Definizione monolingua hack



hack (third-person singular simple present hacks, present participle hacking, simple past and past participle hacked)

  1. To chop or cut down in a rough manner.
    They hacked the brush down and made their way through the jungle.
    • 1912: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 6
      Among other things he found a sharp hunting knife, on the keen blade of which he immediately proceeded to cut his finger. Undaunted he continued his experiments, finding that he could hack and hew splinters of wood from the table and chairs with this new toy.
  2. To cough noisily.
    This cold is awful. I cant stop hacking.
  3. To withstand or put up with a difficult situation.
    Can you hack it out here with no electricity or running water?
  4. (slang, computing) To hack into; to gain unauthorized access to a computer system (e.g. website) or network by manipulating code; a crack.
  5. (computing) To accomplish a difficult programming task.
    He can hack like no one else and make the program work as expected.
  6. (computing) To make a quick code change to patch a computer program, often one that is inelegant or that makes the program harder to maintain.
    I hacked in a fix for this bug, but well still have to do a real fix later.
  7. To work on an intimately technical level.
    Im currently hacking distributed garbage collection.
  8. (ice hockey) To strike an opponents leg with ones hockey stick.
    Hes going to the penalty box after hacking the defender in front of the goal.
  9. (ice hockey) To make a flailing attempt to hit the puck with a hockey stick.
    Theres a scramble in front of the net as the forwards are hacking at the bouncing puck.
  10. (baseball) To swing at a pitched ball.
    He went to the batters box hacking.
  11. To strike in a frantic movement.
    • 2010 December 29, Chris Whyatt, “Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton”, BBC:
      Centre-back Branislav Ivanovic then took a wild slash at the ball but his captain John Terry saved Chelseas skin by hacking the ball clear for a corner with Kevin Davies set to strike from just six yards out.

hack (plural hacks)

  1. A hacking blow.
  2. A gouge or notch made by such a blow.
  3. A dry cough.
  4. (curling) The foothold traditionally cut into the ice from which the person who throws the rock pushes off for delivery.
  5. (obsolete) A mattock or a miners pick.
  6. (computing, slang) An illegal attempt to gain access to a computer network.
  7. (computing) An interesting technical achievement, particularly in computer programming.
  8. (computing) A small code change meant to patch a problem as quickly as possible.
  9. (computing) An expedient, temporary solution, meant to be replaced with a more elegant solution at a later date.
  10. (slang, military) Time check.
  11. (baseball) A swing of the bat at a pitched ball by the batter.
    He took a few hacks, but the pitcher finally struck him out.
  12. (slang) a newspaper columnist or writer (newspaper hack)
  13. (slang) a cabbie

Definizione italiano>inglese hack

  To enter a program or other instructions into a computer (or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
fare a pezzi
passeggiare a cavallo
tosse secca

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