mung (plural mungs)
Often doubtfully explained as mash until no good, or a self-referencing (recursive) acronym, mung until no good. Rumored to have originated from one of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer groups in the 1970s or 1980s.
- (computing, informal) To make repeated changes to a file or data which individually may be reversible, yet which ultimately result in an unintentional irreversible destruction of large portions of the original data.
- (by extension, informal) to harm, to damage; to destroy