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Wikipedia: Hacking
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The term hacking has a number of meanings, not always very well-defined.

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  • Hacking means to attack something with a blade in an imprecise manner - "hacking down the tall grass with a machete".

  • In connection with computers and computer software, see hack and hacker.

  • For unauthorized computer access, see Cracker (computing).

  • Hacking also means to ride a horse cross-country

  • Hacking is British slang for driving fast - " I was hacking up the M1..."

  • Hacking is the act of a person coughing up phlegm

  • Hacking is the modification of a structure for the purpose of entertainment, see Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • In reference to a taxicab driver (because a taxicab can be called a hack, a shortened form of hackney carriage).

See also: phreaking


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