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
Unauthorized attempts to bypass the security mechanisms of an information system or network. See also cracker.
A dry coughing; the emission of a succession of short coughs.
A kick in the shins.
The act of striking the muscles with the side of the hand.
A riding or journey on horseback. (Plural hackings.)
The operation of working over the faces of rough or worn grindstones with a hack-hammer.
The separation of a course of stones into two smaller courses, when there are not enough large stones to form a single course.
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.
The piling of bricks for drying.
Short and interrupted, broken, jerky; hacky.
The numerical value of hacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of hacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of hacking in a Sentence
Obviously that makes it a very clear (hacking) target for other nation states.
The hacking of Sony Pictures is similar to previous attacks that were blamed on North Korea and is a result of training and efforts made with the goal of destroying infrastructure.
When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.
We were really interested in doing more than just monitoring hacking, we were interested in preventing it, which might include prosecuting it.
Reporters were calling my parents, people were hacking my friends ’ phones. I was pissed. [ Though ] I kind of knew what I was getting Justin Bieber into.
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