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  1. hackingnoun

    Playful solving of technical work that requires deep understanding, especially of a computer system.

    From hacker: "A person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular." uE000173601uE001 RFC 1392

  2. hackingnoun

    Unauthorized attempts to bypass the security mechanisms of an information system or network. See also cracker.

  3. hackingnoun

    A dry coughing; the emission of a succession of short coughs.

  4. hackingnoun

    A kick in the shins.

  5. hackingnoun

    The act of striking the muscles with the side of the hand.

  6. hackingnoun

    A riding or journey on horseback. (Plural hackings.)

  7. hackingnoun

    The operation of working over the faces of rough or worn grindstones with a hack-hammer.

  8. hackingnoun

    The separation of a course of stones into two smaller courses, when there are not enough large stones to form a single course.

  9. hackingnoun

    The cuts and grooves made in the metal laps by holding the cutting edge of a steel blade against them while in motion, for the purpose of providing receptacles or pockets for the powders using in cutting and polishing gems.

  10. hackingnoun

    The piling of bricks for drying.

  11. hackingadjective

    Short and interrupted, broken, jerky; hacky.

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  1. Hacking

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of hacking in a Sentence

  1. Adam Schiff:

    We speed toward the 2020 elections in an environment in which there are new technologies like deepfakes that are potentially hugely disruptive, and even less attributable than a hacking and dumping operation, and we are not nearly as prepared as we should be.

  2. The Saudi Embassy:

    Recent media reports that suggest the Kingdom is behind a hacking of Mr. Jeff Bezos phone are absurd, we call for an investigation on these claims so that we can have all the facts out.

  3. Andrei Soldatov:

    This could have been an attempt to deter the United States (from hacking and meddling), to try to shake the U.S. establishment, and to try to weaken Clinton, it's pure politics, it's not about military secrets.

  4. Keith Weir:

    If the distributed ledger is a platform that gets incorporated into the Internet in some way, it will be completely open to these forms of hacking.

  5. Chris Wysopal:

    We need people at his level who come from the hacking community and get it, but it's rare to see someone from that background have the leadership and communications skills. It's hard to believe that we might even see a hacker run for president.

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