Main meanings of hash code in English

: hash code1hash code2

hash code1

Pronunciation /ˈhaʃ kəʊd/

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noun

Computing
  • A numeric or alphanumeric string obtained by applying a hash function to a piece of data; a hash value.

Origin

1960s. From hash + code, so called because it consists of small pieces of code arranged in an apparently jumbled and fragmented way.

Main meanings of hash code in English

: hash code1hash code2

hash code2

Pronunciation /ˈhaʃ kəʊd/

Translate hash code into Spanish

verb

Computing
  • To assign a numeric or alphanumeric string to (a piece of data) by applying a function whose output values are all the same number of bits in length; specifically to encode (a piece of data) by this technique.

Origin

1960s. From hash + code, with reference to encoding data in an apparently jumbled and fragmented way.