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  • black magic
    n. A technique that works, though nobody really understands why. More obscure than {voodoo programming}, which may be done by cookbook. Compare... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

  •  View Definition: macro- 


    pref. Large. Opposite of micro-. In the mainstream and among other technical cultures (for example, medical people) this competes with the prefix mega-, but hackers tend to restrict the latter to quantification.