Definition of biohacking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbīōhakiNG/

Entry from US English dictionary


The activity of exploiting genetic material experimentally without regard to accepted ethical standards, or for criminal purposes.
Example sentences
  • If you missed the session about applying engineering tactics to biohacking, I'll fill in the gap.
  • On the subject of biohacking, I recently started reading this blog with the same name as it's subject.
  • The techniques for biohacking are already public - they can be found in IP contracts - it's just not legal to apply them.



Example sentences
  • But what is to prevent renegades, ‘biohackers,’ from creating their own creatures outside the scientific establishment in the not-too-distant future?
  • When biohacking becomes more feasible the biohackers will also have very different goals.
  • As genetic information multiplies and the cost of hardware falls, biohackers are emerging.
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