Translation of "hack" - English-Spanish dictionary

hack

verb uk /hæk/ us /hæk/

to use a computer to illegally get into someone else’s computer system

entrar sin autorización (en), hackear
A programmer had managed to hack into some top-secret government data.
He claimed they had spied on him and tried to hack his computer.

to cut something into pieces in a rough and violent way, often without aiming exactly

acuchillar
Three villagers were hacked to death in a savage attack.
The butcher hacked off a large chunk of meat.

(Translation of “hack” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hack

verb /hӕk/

to cut or chop up roughly

cortar, tajar
The butcher hacked the beef into large pieces.

to cut (a path etc) roughly

abrirse paso a hachazos
He hacked his way through the jungle
He hacked (out) a path through the jungle.
hacker noun

(computing) a person who illegally gains access to information stored in other people’s computers.

pirata informático
hacking adjective

(of a cough) rough and dry

seco, áspero
He has had a hacking cough for weeks.
hacksaw noun

a saw for cutting metals.

sierra para metales

(Translation of “hack” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)