Hash vs Hashable - What's the difference?

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In computing|lang=en terms the difference between hash and hashable

is that hash is (computing) the result generated by a hash function while hashable is (computing) that can be hashed.

As adjectives the difference between hash and hashable

is that hash is hashed, chopped into small pieces while hashable is (computing) that can be hashed.

As a noun hash

is food]], especially meat and potatoes, chopped and mixed together or hash can be hashish, a drug derived from the cannabis plant.

As a verb hash

is to chop into small pieces, to make into a hash.

hash

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(es)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The symbol (octothorpe, pound).
  • (computing) The result generated by a hash function.
  • A new mixture of old material; a second preparation or exhibition; a rehashing.
  • * Walpole
  • I cannot bear elections, and still less the hash of them over again in a first session.
  • A hash run; a sort of paperchase organised by the (Hash House Harriers).
  • * 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.
    Synonyms
    * (result generated by hash function) checksum
    Derived terms
    * * * * * *

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • 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.
    Derived terms
    * hash browns * hash function * hashhouse * hash table * hash map * hashing * hash coding * hash key * hash value * hashtag

    Verb

    (es)
  • 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.
  • To make a quick, rough version
  • We need to quickly hash up some plans.
  • (computing) To transform according to a hash function.
  • Derived terms
    * hash out * rehash

    Etymology 2

    Clipped form of hashish .

    Noun

    (-)
  • Hashish, a drug derived from the cannabis plant.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    hashable

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (computing) That can be hashed.