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A hash function is any function that can be used to map data of arbitrary size to fixed-size values. The values returned by a hash function are called hash values, hash codes, digests, or simply hashes. Use of a hash function to index a hash table is called hashing or scatter storage addressing.
 
A hash function is any function that can be used to map data of arbitrary size to fixed-size values. The values returned by a hash function are called hash values, hash codes, digests, or simply hashes. Use of a hash function to index a hash table is called hashing or scatter storage addressing.
  
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A hash function is any function that can be used to map data of arbitrary size to fixed-size values. The values returned by a hash function are called hash values, hash codes, digests, or simply hashes. Use of a hash function to index a hash table is called hashing or scatter storage addressing.