hash Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hash” in the English Dictionary

"hash" in British English

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uk   us   /hæʃ/

hash noun (FOOD)

[U] a ​mixture of ​meat, ​potatoes, and ​vegetablescut into ​smallpieces and ​baked or ​fried: corned ​beef hashUS eggs and hash

hash noun (DRUGS)

[U] informal for hashish

hash noun (SYMBOL)

[C, usually singular] the ​symbol # on a ​phone or ​computerkeyboard: 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.
(Definition of hash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hash" in American English

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hashnoun [U]

 us   /hæʃ/
a ​mixture of ​meat and ​potatoescut into ​smallpieces and ​baked or ​fried: hash and ​eggs
(Definition of hash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hash" in Business English

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hashnoun [U]

uk   us   /hæʃ/ (also the hash key) UK IT, COMMUNICATIONS
a ​key on a ​computerkeyboard or a ​phone with the ​symbol #: The ​code is hash-two-five-zero. Please ​press the hash ​key to continue.
(Definition of hash from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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