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hack together

verb - transitive

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hack up

verb - transitive

  • to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to cut up or chop up.
    The serial killer hacked up the sheriff at the end of the movie.

    Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 02 2010.

  • to cough up.

    Last edited on Jan 24 2012. Submitted by Rudy from Hartford, CT, USA on Jan 24 2012.

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ha ha only serious

adjective

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ham

adjective

noun - uncountable

verb - intransitive

  • to act in an exaggerated style, usually to make people laugh.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Jimmy P. from Bowling Green, OH, USA on Jan 06 1999.

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handwave

noun

verb

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heisenbug

noun

  • in computing, a bug that disappears or changes its behavior when an attempt is found to locate its source or to generally investigate it.

    This is an actual occurrence, since tools such as debuggers do change a program's behavior. Even "innocuous" techniques such emitting debugging output to a console changes the runtime of programs and can affect timing-related issues.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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HLW

adjective

  • acronym for "hot like wasabi", i.e. of an Asian female, attractive. From the band Barenaked Ladies' song "One Week."
    Dan thinks that Asian girl is HLW.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Dec 11 2015. Submitted by Mark B. from Eau Claire, WI, USA on Sep 24 2002.

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