[ hak-uh-thon ]
/ ˈhæk əˌθɒn /
noun Digital Technology.
a usually competitive event in which people work in groups on software or hardware projects, with the goal of creating a functioning product by the end of the event: At the hackathon our team produced an app that helps you monitor your sleeping habits.
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