Last modified on 2 June 2014, at 13:43

rehash

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

rehash (third-person singular simple present rehashes, present participle rehashing, simple past and past participle rehashed)

  1. (transitive) 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.
  2. (transitive, computing) To recompute the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.

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NounEdit

rehash (plural rehashes)

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

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