A chief petty officer (WWII Navy)
[hak] /hæk/ verb (used with object) 1. 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. 2. to break up the surface of (the ground). 3. to clear (a road, path, etc.) by cutting away vines, […]
- Hacked off
jargon (Analogous to “pissed off”) Said of system administrators who have become annoyed, upset, or touchy owing to suspicions that their sites have been or are going to be victimised by crackers, or used for inappropriate, technically illegal, or even overtly criminal activities. For example, having unreadable files in your home directory called “worm”, “lockpick”, […]
[hak-uh n-sak] /ˈhæk ənˌsæk/ noun 1. a city in NE New Jersey, near New York City.
- Hacked up
jargon, programming Sufficiently patched, kluged, and tweaked that the surgical scars are beginning to crowd out normal tissue (compare critical mass). Not all programs that are hacked become “hacked up”; if modifications are done with some eye to coherence and continued maintainability, the software may emerge better for the experience. Contrast hack up. [Jargon File] […]