hash mark
noun Date: 1907 1. service stripe 2. inbounds line

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hash mark — ☆ hash mark n. 1. Mil. Slang SERVICE STRIPE 2. Football any of the segments of the inbounds line marked on the field at the yard lines: they mark the point at which the ball is put back in play after it has been grounded outside an inbounds line …   English World dictionary

  • hash mark — noun count AMERICAN a line drawn on something that is used for measuring or counting something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hash mark — hash′ mark n. 1) inf Informal. a service stripe 2) spo (on a football field) the marking formed by either inbounds line intersecting with one of the lines delineating yardage between the goal lines • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • hash mark — noun an insignia worn to indicate years of service (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑service stripe, ↑hashmark • Hypernyms: ↑insignia * * * noun : a military service stripe it takes a soldier or airman three years, and a sailor or …   Useful english dictionary

  • hash mark — grotelės statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Ženklas #. Kodai: 35 (ASCII dešimtainis), U+0023. JAV vartojamas numeriui žymėti. Daugelyje kalbų ir valstybių neturi numerio prasmės ir kartais vartojamas įvairiems kitiems tikslams, nes tokį… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • hash mark — 1. Informal. a. a service stripe. b. the symbol #. 2. Football. the marking formed by either inbounds line intersecting with one of the lines delineating yardage between the goal lines. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • hash mark — Synonyms and related words: Hershey bar, aviation badge, badge, bar, chevron, chicken, eagle, epaulet, insignia of branch, oak leaf, organization insignia, overseas bar, parachute badge, patch, pip, service stripe, shoulder patch, shoulder sleeve …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Hash — may refer to:* Hash symbol, #, called number sign or pound sign in the USA and Canada * Hashish, a psychoactive drug derived from the Cannabis plant * Hash (food), a coarse chunky mixture of beef and other things, e.g. corned beef hash ; cf. Hash …   Wikipedia

  • Hash marks — In Ice hockey, the hash marks are two pairs of parallel lines on either sides of the face off circles in both ends of the rink.In American football and Canadian football, the hash marks are two rows of lines near the middle of the field that are… …   Wikipedia

  • mark — I n. sign. symbol 1) to make one s mark ( to make a cross in place of a signature ) 2) an accent, stress; diacritical; exclamation (BE; AE has exclamation point); punctuation; question; quotation mark 3) (mil.) a hash mark 4) a laundry mark… …   Combinatory dictionary

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