Rehash vs Recycle - What's the difference?

rehash | recycle |


As verbs the difference between rehash and recycle

is that rehash is to rework old material (physical material, ideas, documents etc), redo some work, with some variations while recycle is .

As a noun rehash

is something reworked, or made up from old materials.

rehash

English

Verb

(es)
  • To rework old material (physical material, ideas, documents etc), redo some work, with some variations.
  • Today's parliamentary session only rehashed last week's arguments.
    The CEO of the company only rehashed a speech for the news conference.
    The general rehashed plans for the war.
  • (computing) To recompute the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.
  • Noun

    (es)
  • Something reworked, or made up from old materials.
  • He wrote a bad rehash of an earlier essay.
  • (computing) A recomputation of the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.
  • recycle

    English

    Verb

    (Recycling) (recycl)
  • To break down and reuse component materials.
  • Recycled paper.
    Recycled plastic.
  • To reuse as a whole.
  • * 12 July 2012 , Sam Adams, AV Club Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Jokes are recycled so frequently, it’s as if comedy writing was eating a hole in the ozone layer: If the audience had a nickel for every time a character on one side of the frame says something could never happen as it simultaneously happens on the other side of the frame, they’d have enough to pay the surcharge for the movie’s badly implemented 3-D.
  • To collect or place in a bin for recycling.
  • (ergative) To be recycled.
  • Sulfur recycles in the sulfur cycle.

    Derived terms

    * recyclable * recyclability * recycle bin

    Quotations

    * (English Citations of "recycle") ----