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What exactly is a “cheese” in Starcraft 2?

I seem to see commentators mention "cheese" with regards to Starcraft 2, but I'm not quite sure what they mean. If a particular build/tactic is called a "cheese", does that mean it is a considered to ...
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What is lag compensation?

Specifically in regard to online games, what is lag compensation? Should it affect the way I play?
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What is a hit box?

What exactly is a hit box? Is there any way that knowing about hit boxes could help in a game?
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What is “wall riding”?

I have read the term "wall riding" somewhere .. what does it mean? It was related to car games.
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What is bunny hopping?

I hear the term bunny hopping thrown around a lot. What is it? Can it actually help me in some games?
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What does the term “carebear” mean in Eve Online?

I've recently re-activated my account. I've seen this term used in the online chat and wondered what it means.