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  • net.police
    /net-p*-lees'/ n. (var. `net.cops') Those USENET readers who feel it is their responsibility to pounce on and {flame} any posting which they regard as... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: neat hack 

    neat hack


    n. 1. A clever technique. 2. A brilliant practical joke, where neatness is correlated with cleverness, harmlessness, and surprise value. Example the Caltech Rose Bowl card display switch (see "The Meaning of `Hack'", appendix A). See also hack.