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Hash may refer to:

  • Hash symbol, #, also called "hash sign"; also known in the USA and Canada as "number sign" or "pound key"
  • Hashish, a psychoactive drug derived from the Cannabis plant
  • Hash (food), a coarse chunky mixture of beef and other things, e.g. corned beef hash or hash browns
  • Hash House Harriers, a loosely-organized group of social organizations focused on running and camaraderie; also referred to as "hashing"
  • A URL's fragment identifier
  • hash, a Unix command.
  • A colloquism for a confused mess in parts of the United States

Hash function

Hash function made from any kind of data. Some types are:

Hash mark

Hash mark may refer to:

  • Hatch mark, in mathematics, sometimes called a hash mark or tick mark, a short line perpendicular to an axis in analytic geometry
  • Hash marks, the markings on hockey rinks and gridiron football fields
  • Service stripe, commonly called a hash mark, a decoration of the United States military
  • Tally mark, a way of counting

Wiktionary

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English

Etymology

From French hacher (to chop), from Old French hache (axe).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
hash

Plural
hashes

hash (plural hashes)

corn-beef hash
  1. Food, especially meat and potatoes, chopped and mixed together.
    • 1633: Samuel Pepys, Diary
      I had for them, after oysters, at first course, a hash of rabbits, a lamb, and a rare chine of beef.
  2. A confused mess.
    • 1847: Charlotte Yonge, Scenes and Characters
      Oh! no, not Naylor's--the girls have made a hash there, as they do everything else; but we will settle her before they come out again.
  3. The # symbol (octothorpe, pound).
  4. (computing) The key generated by a hash function.
  5. Clipped form of hashish, a drug derived from the cannabis plant.

Synonyms

  • (key generated by hash function): checksum

Related terms

Translations

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Adjective

hash (comparative more hash, superlative most hash)

Positive
hash

Comparative
more hash

Superlative
most hash

  1. Hashed, chopped into small pieces
    • 1855: William Makepeace Thackeray, The Newcomes
      The Colonel, himself, was great at making hash mutton, hot-pot, curry, and pillau.
  2. (computing) Of or relating to the process of hashing or hash coding

Derived terms

  • hash key
  • hash value

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to hash

Third person singular
hashes

Simple past
hashed

Past participle
hashed

Present participle
hashing

to hash (third-person singular simple present hashes, present participle hashing, simple past and past participle hashed)

  1. (transitive) To chop into small pieces, to make into a hash.
    • 1749: Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
      In like manner, we shall represent human nature at first to the keen appetite of our reader, in that more plain and simple manner in which it is found in the country, and shall hereafter hash and ragoo it with all the high French and Italian seasoning of affectation and vice which courts and cities afford.
  2. To make a quick, rough version; as in - hash up some plans = make some quick, rough plans.
  3. (computing, transitive) To transform according to a hash function.

Derived terms

Translations

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Anagrams


Danish

Etymology

From English hash (1966), short for hashish, from Arabic حشيش (ħashīsh), hay, dried herb).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /hasj/, [haɕ]

Noun

hash c. (singular definite hashen, not used in plural form)

  1. hash, hashish







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