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Data which are obviously meaningless, caused by human mistakes or computer malfunction. Also known as garbage; gibberish.
Electric noise produced by the contacts of a vibrator or by the brushes of a generator or motor.
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hash(1) The number sign (#). See hashtag and number sign.
(2) See hash value, hash total and cryptographic hash function.
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