[hak-lit] /ˈhæk lɪt/
Richard, 1552?–1616, English geographer and editor of explorers’ narratives.
Richard. ?1552–1616, English geographer, who compiled The Principal Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589)
publication /hak’mem/ MIT AI Memo 239 (February 1972). A legendary collection of neat mathematical and programming hacks contributed by many people at MIT and elsewhere. (The title of the memo really is “HAKMEM”, which is a 6-letterism for “hacks memo”.) Some of them are very useful techniques, powerful theorems, or interesting unsolved problems, but most […]
[hah-kaw-dah-te] /ˈhɑ kɔˈdɑ tɛ/ noun 1. a seaport on S Hokkaido, in N Japan. /ˌhɑːkəʊˈdɑːteɪ/ noun 1. a port in N Japan, on S Hokkaido: fishing industry and shipbuilding. Pop: 284 690 (2002 est)
jargon /hak’speek/ A shorthand method of spelling found on many British academic bulletin boards and chat systems. Syllables and whole words in a sentence are replaced by single ASCII characters the names of which are phonetically similar or equivalent, while multiple letters are usually dropped. Hence, “for” becomes “4”; “two”, “too”, and “to” become “2”; […]
[hah-koo] /ˈhɑ ku/ noun 1. (in Hawaii) a crown of fresh flowers. /hɑːkuː/ noun (pl) haku 1. (NZ) another name for kingfish (sense 4)