Munge



[muhnj] /mʌndʒ/

verb (used with or without object), munged, munging. Computer Slang.
1.
to manipulate (raw data), especially to convert (data) from one format to another:
the munging of HTML content.

/muhnj/ 1. A derogatory term meaning to imperfectly transform information.
2. A comprehensive rewrite of a routine, data structure or the whole program.
This term is often confused with mung and may derive from it, or possibly vice-versa. One correspondent believes it derives from the french “mange” /monzh/, eat.
[Jargon File]
(2002-04-15)

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