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Synonyms for hack

Synonyms for hack

one who works hard at boring tasks

a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends

a mediocre and disdained writer

a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil

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a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

an old or over-worked horse

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a horse kept for hire

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a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc

cut with a hacking tool

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be able to manage or manage successfully

cut away

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kick on the arms

kick on the shins

fix a computer program piecemeal until it works

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significantly cut up a manuscript

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cough spasmodically

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Over the last five years Science Hack Day San Francisco has brought some of the most unexpected creations to life, truly exemplifying our mission to nurture innovative thinking," said Science Hack Day Global Director, Ariel Waldman.
v=4iRROhWcbjM&list=UUgc4mg2uHQ_vdhLyhtQcgTA) Hack attack sample from Ubisoft (via YouTube/Watch Dogs)
These hacks are quick, clever, and devilishly effective.
The Hacks say although they believe her relationship with Doherty is "unhealthy" she is a loving mum and they deny reports Jefferson wants sole custody.
Gralla, who's written dozens of computer books and written for and edited a number of computer magazines and Web sites, has an easily readable style and uses his own experiences as the basis of many of the hacks (system beeps and balloon tips are "gnatlike annoyances that I can do without").
In every administration, wonks and hacks fight it out.
The new type of hack raises new and interesting legal questions for the universities and other organizations whose unsecured computers are able to be cooped by the hackers.
Cooking Hacks,the open hardware division of Libelium, a wireless sensor networks platform provider for Smart Cities solutions, has released a new e-Health sensor platform to give the maker Community tools that use Arduino and Raspberry Pi open source hardware platforms to monitor patients' conditions.
21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters EndNote, the leading software for researchers, librarians and students to find, publish and manage bibliographies, citations and references, today announced a collaboration with Science Hack Day, a global grassroots movement aimed at empowering scientific innovation, to bring the first Science Hack Day to Russia.
As one might assume, hackers typically hack for financial gain, which is achieved by either adding spammy content to your site 6 linking to their site while leveraging your site's plugins and reputation -- or distributing malware, which is much more dangerous.
Three years later, those hacks are as valid and handy as ever.
Brett Mclaughlin's Home Theater Hacks (0596007043) tells how to build a quality home theater.
Shannon Sofield, Dave Nielsen and Dave Burchell's Paypal Hacks (0596007515, $24.
TiVo Hacks' by Raffi Krikorian is designed to help TiVo users of all levels make changes through hardware hacks, software hacks and remote control hacks.
Hack Attacks Encyclopedia: A Complete History of Hacks, Cracks, Phreaks, and Spies Over Time.