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English definition of “hash”

hash

noun uk   /hæʃ/ us  

hash noun (FAILURE)

make a hash of sth [S] UK informal to do something very badly: He made a complete hash of the last question.FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement

hash noun (FOOD)

[U] a mixture of meat, potatoes, and vegetables cut into small pieces and baked or fried: corned beef hashUS eggs and hashSavoury dishes

hash noun (DRUGS)

[U] informal for hashishSpecific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs

hash noun (SYMBOL)

[C, usually singular] a symbol (#) on a phone or computer keyboard: Please press the hash key to continue.
(Definition of hash from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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