Hac

What is Hac?

Hac definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to cut, notch, slice, chop, or sever (something) with or as with heavy, irregular blows (often followed by up or down): to hack meat; to hack down trees.
to break up the surface of (the ground).

to clear (a road, path, etc.) by cutting away vines, trees, brush, or the like: They hacked a trail through the jungle.
to damage or injure by crude, harsh, or insensitive treatment; mutilate; mangle: The editor hacked the story to bits.
to reduce or cut ruthlessly; trim: The Senate hacked the budget severely before returning it to the House.
Slang. to deal or cope with; handle: He can’t hack all this commuting.
Computers. to modify (a computer program or electronic device) or write (a program) in a skillful or clever way: Developers have hacked the app. I hacked my tablet to do some very cool things. to circumvent security and break into (a network, computer, file, etc.), usually with malicious intent: Criminals hacked the bank’s servers yesterday. Our team systematically hacks our network to find vulnerabilities.

Informal. to make use of a tip, trick, or efficient method for doing or managing (something): to hack a classic recipe; to hack your weekend with healthy habits.
Basketball. to strike the arm of (an opposing ball handler): He got a penalty for hacking the shooter.
British. to kick or kick at the shins of (an opposing player) in Rugby football.
South Midland and Southern U.S. to embarrass, annoy, or disconcert.

verb (used without object)
to make rough cuts or notches; deal cutting blows.
to cough harshly, usually in short and repeated spasms.

Computers. to modify a computer program or electronic device in a skillful or clever way: to hack around with HTML. to break into a network, computer, file, etc., usually with malicious intent.
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Tennis. to take a poor, ineffective, or awkward swing at the ball. to play tennis at a mediocre level.

British. to kick or kick at an opponent’s shins in Rugby football.

noun
a cut, gash, or notch.
a tool, as an ax, hoe, or pick, for hacking.

an act or instance of hacking; a cutting blow.
a short, rasping dry cough.
a hesitation in speech.
Computers. a piece of code that modifies a computer program in a skillful or clever way: software hacks. an act or instance of breaking into a network, computer, file, etc., usually with malicious intent (often used attributively): a hack on our system; a recent hack attack.

Informal. a tip, trick, or efficient method for doing or managing something: hacks for holiday entertaining; parenting hacks.
Curling. an indentation made in the ice at the foot score, for supporting the foot in delivering the stone.
British. a gash in the skin produced by a kick, as in Rugby football.

Verb Phrases
hack around, Slang. to pass the time idly; indulge in idle talk.
hack into, Computers. to break into (a network, computer, file, etc.), usually with malicious intent: Students tried to hack into their school server to change their grades.

 

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