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jargon 1. Originally, a quick job that produces what is
needed, but not well.
2. An incredibly good, and perhaps very time-consuming, piece
of work that produces exactly what is needed.
3. To bear emotionally or physically. "I can't hack this
4. To work on something (typically a program). In an
immediate sense: "What are you doing?" "I'm hacking TECO."
In a general (time-extended) sense: "What do you do around
here?" "I hack TECO." More generally, "I hack "foo"" is
roughly equivalent to ""foo" is my major interest (or
project)". "I hack solid-state physics." See Hacking X forY.
5. To pull a prank on. See hacker.
6. To interact with a computer in a playful and exploratory
rather than goal-directed way. "Whatcha up to?" "Oh, just
7. Short for hacker.