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2. A 6-pack of anything (compare quad). Neither usage has
anything to do with magic or black art, though the pun is
appreciated and occasionally used by hackers. True story: As
a joke, some hackers once offered some surplus ICs for sale to
be worn as protective amulets against hostile magic. The
chips were, of course, hex inverters.
3. <character> The hash character, used to introduce
hexadecimal constants in some assembly languages.
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