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Definition of the adjective Hacking

What does Hacking mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more hacking / most hacking

  1. Short and interrupted, broken, jerky; hacky.

Definition of the noun Hacking

What does Hacking mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hackings

  1. [context: computing] Unauthorized attempts to bypass the security mechanisms of an information system or network.
  2. [pathology] A dry coughing; the emission of a succession of short coughs.
  3. [sports, chiefly American football, soccer, rugby] A kick in the shins.
  4. [context: massage] The act of striking the muscles with the side of the hand.
  5. [UK, countable] A riding or journey on horseback. (Plural hackings.)
  6. [obsolete] The operation of working over the faces of rough or worn grindstones with a hack-hammer.
  7. [obsolete, masonry] The separation of a course of stones into two smaller courses, when there are not enough large stones to form a single course.
  8. [obsolete, gem-cutting] 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.
  9. [obsolete, brick-making] The piling of bricks for drying.

Specialised definition of the noun Hacking

Glossary of sports / soccer

kicking an opponent's legs


  1. Hacking a.k.a. Hacker is a term that is used to mean a variety of different things in computing.
  2. Hacking is a website.
  3. Hacking is a family name.

Phrases with Hacking

  1. Hacking Run
  2. Hacking Cough
  3. Phone hacking

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hacking

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Google previewCorporate Hacking and Technology-driven Crime (2010)

Social Dynamics and Implications by Thomas J. Holt, Bernadette H. Schell

Nowadays, as publicized by the media, the term hacking refers to a variety of illegitimate and illegal behaviors.

The primary difference between classical hacking and modern hacking is that with the latter, being a skilled programmer is not a ...

Google previewFates Worse Than Death (2003)

by Brian St.Claire-King

Hacking is a lot like catburglary. Hackers spend days doing research and scoping ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1902)

by Chalmers Watson

HACKING is a form of stroke (or beating) applied to the nerve-lines when they lie near the surface. The weight of the “stroke” is varied according to the necessity of the case, by being # ied (1) by the finger-tips (tapping); (2) by the ulnar side ...

Google previewThe Australia Directory (1897)

Chiefly from the Result of Various Surveys Made by Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. South and east coasts from Cape Leeuwin to Port Jackson, including Bass Straight and Tasmania

But there are 56 fathoms, mud, at 3 miles off Wata Mooli, and 24 to 16 fathoms at one mile from the shore from Wata Mooli to Hacking point, the bottom being mostly sand. PORT HACKING is a small anchorage, suitable for coasters, on the west ...

Google previewThe challenge of sustainability (2014)

Linking politics, education and learning by Hugh Atkinson, Ros Wade

Computer hacking is a form of cyber-activism, or 'hactivism';. It has radical and democratic potential when the aim is to subvert autocratic states and other powerfully exploitative institutions and organisations, but is decidedly undemocratic ...

Google previewThe Hardware Hacker (2017)

Adventures in Making and Breaking Hardware by Andrew "bunnie" Huang

While engineering is a creative activity, hacking is an important and often underrated learning exercise. The ability to effortlessly switch modes from forward to reverse engineering is a powerful tool, and the right to hack is the foundation of a ...

Google previewAsymmetric Warfare for Entrepreneurs (2011)

120 Lessons from Lawrence of Arabia by Luan Hanratty

~Sun Zi Hacking is a danger that plagues modern businesses. Computers, phones, websites and accounts all need complex and original passwords and measures to prevent wholesale lifting of intellectual property and strategies.If you are ...

Google previewInformation Technology Law and Practice

by Vakul Sharma

Hacking is an intentional and coordinated activity. It is a pre-planned process, where first a target is identified; it's security features are studied; tools are developed (passwords and programs) to gain unauthorized access and impair the normal ...

Google previewRichard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream (2004)

Reflections on Life in a Virtual World by Richard Thieme

Hacking means knowing how to find data in the Black Market for truth. Knowing what to do with it once it is found. Knowing how to cobble things together to build a big picture.The puzzle to be solved is reality itself, the nature of the Matrix, how ...

Google previewSQL Injection Defenses (2007)

by Martin Nystrom

Hacking is an increasingly criminal enterprise, and web applications are becoming an attractive path to identity theft. If the applications you build, manage, or guard provide access to sensitive data, this article is aimed to help you protect them.

Google previewThe Boy Billionaire: Mark Zuckerberg In His Own Words (2012)

by George Beahm

Hacking is a revered word at Facebook. As USA Today's Barbara Ortutay explained in a profile up- dated February 4, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cyber Warfare (2017)

by Paul J. Springer

Hacking infrastructure is used by cyber-security experts to describe the pathways adversaries use or create to conduct hacking activity. The purpose of building hacking infrastructure is to obfuscate the point of origin of the hacker and to enable ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Falconry (2000)

by Adrian Walker

For these and combination terms which include 'hack', see HACKING. HACKED See next entry. HACKING (The verb hack is of uncertain origin. It is perhaps related to the verb hatch (to produce young from eggs), or is a ...

Google previewWebster's New World Hacker Dictionary (2006)

by Bernadette Hlubik Schell, Clemens Martin

Hacking Lexicon. Robert Graham Website. [Online, 2001.] http:// resource_files/documentation/hacking-dict.html. Bernie ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security (2007)

by Quigley, Marian

Hacking Helps Security: This could be called the 'tiger team ethic' it is useful and courteous to find security holes, and then tell people how to fix them. • Trust, but Test: You must constantly test the integrity of systems and find ways to improve ...

Google previewCybersecurity Lexicon (2016)

by Luis Ayala

GoogleDiggity: Traditional Google hacking tool. Google Dork: An inept or foolish person as revealed by Google. GoogleDorks: Google search queries that uncover vulnerable building control systems and/or sensitive information disclosures ...

Google previewSocial Issues in America: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by James Ciment

Hacking. Every new technology has been accompanied by new forms of crime, from train robbery to telephone fraud, and computers are no different. Storing vast quantities of potentially valuable information, computers have represented ...

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For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root. (Henry David Thoreau)
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Scrabble value of H4A1C3K5I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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