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Meaning of MUNGE

 
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/muhnj/ 1. A derogatory term meaning to imperfectly transform information.

2. A comprehensive rewrite of a routine, data structure or the whole program.

This term is often confused with mung and may derive from it, or possibly vice-versa. One correspondent believes it derives from the french "mange" /monzh/, eat.

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