Pronunciation Noun

hash (plural hashes)

  1. Food, especially meat and potatoes, chopped and mixed together.
  2. A confused mess.
  3. (typography) The # symbol (octothorpe, pound).
  4. (computing) The result generated by a hash function.
  5. A new mixture of old material; a second preparation or exhibition; a rehashing.
    • I cannot bear elections, and still less the hash of them over again in a first session.
  6. A hash run.
    • 1987, Susan Scott-Stevens, Foreign Consultants and Counterparts (page 81)
      Most hashes are planned as family affairs, with a shorter "puppy" trail laid for the children.
  7. (Scotland) A stupid fellow.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • French: condensat, hash
  • German: Hash
  • Portuguese: hash
  • Russian: хэш
  • Spanish: condensado

hash (hashes, present participle hashing; past and past participle hashed)

  1. (transitive) To chop into small pieces, to make into a hash.
  2. To make a quick, rough version
    We need to quickly hash up some plans.
  3. (computing, transitive) To transform according to a hash function.
Translations Translations Noun

hash (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Hashish, a drug derived from the cannabis plant.
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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