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hash

noun uk   /hæʃ/ us  

hash noun (FOOD)

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

hash noun (DRUGS)

[U] informal for hashish

hash noun (SYMBOL)

[C, usually singular] the symbol # on a phone or computer keyboard: Please press the hash key to continue.

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.
Translations of “hash”
in Spanish almohadilla, guiso, estofado…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失敗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失败…
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