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MASH

 (măsh)
abbr.
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

mash

 (măsh)
n.
1. A mixture of malt or other ingredients with water, heated to convert starches into fermentable sugars for use in brewing or distilling.
2. A mixture of ground grain and nutrients fed to livestock and fowl.
3. A soft pulpy mixture or mass.
4. Chiefly British Mashed potatoes.
5. A crushing or grinding.
6. Slang An infatuation or act of flirtation.
tr.v. mashed, mash·ing, mash·es
1. To convert (malt or grain) into mash.
2. To convert into a soft pulpy mass by pounding or crushing: mash potatoes. See Synonyms at crush.
3. Chiefly Southern & South Midland US To apply pressure to; press.
4. Slang To flirt with or make sexual advances to.
Phrasal Verb:
mash up
To combine (two or more audio or video recordings) to produce a composite recording.

[Middle English mash- (as in mashfat, mash tub), from Old English *māsc, *mǣsc, māx- (in māxwyrt, wort); see meik- in Indo-European roots. V., sense 4, perhaps from Romani mash, to entice.]

mash

(mæʃ)
n
1. a soft pulpy mass or consistency
2. (Agriculture) agriculture a feed of bran, meal, or malt mixed with water and fed to horses, cattle, or poultry
3. (Brewing) (esp in brewing) a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water, from which malt is extracted
4. (Cookery) informal Brit mashed potatoes
5. (Cookery) dialect Northern English a brew of tea
vb (tr)
6. to beat or crush into a mash
7. (Brewing) to steep (malt grains) in hot water in order to extract malt, esp for making malt liquors
8. (Cookery) dialect Northern English to brew (tea)
9. archaic to flirt with
[Old English mǣsc- (in compound words); related to Middle Low German mēsch]
mashed adj
ˈmasher n

MASH

(mæʃ)
(in the US) n acronym for
(Military) Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

mash

(mæʃ)

v.t.
1. to reduce to a soft pulpy mass by beating or pressure: to mash turnips.
2. to crush.
3. to mix (crushed malt or meal of grain) with hot water to form wort.
n.
4. a soft pulpy mass.
5. a pulpy condition.
6. a mixture of boiled grain, bran, meal, etc., fed to livestock.
7. crushed malt or grain meal mixed with hot water to form wort.
n.
8. infatuation.
v.t.
9. to flirt with.
[before 1000; Old English mǣsc-, masc-]


n., v. mashed, mash•ing. Older Slang.
[1880–85; orig. theatrical argot; of uncertain orig.]

MASH

(mæʃ)

n.
mobile army surgical hospital.

mash

  • bangers and mash - Sausage and mashed potatoes.
  • farrago - From Latin, originally "a mash for feeding cattle"; later, figuratively, a medley or hodgepodge.
  • mash - Originally malt mixed with hot water, to make wort.
  • mush, moosh - Mush and moosh (nouns) are variations on mash.

mash


Past participle: mashed
Gerund: mashing

Imperative
mash
mash
Present
I mash
you mash
he/she/it mashes
we mash
you mash
they mash
Preterite
I mashed
you mashed
he/she/it mashed
we mashed
you mashed
they mashed
Present Continuous
I am mashing
you are mashing
he/she/it is mashing
we are mashing
you are mashing
they are mashing
Present Perfect
I have mashed
you have mashed
he/she/it has mashed
we have mashed
you have mashed
they have mashed
Past Continuous
I was mashing
you were mashing
he/she/it was mashing
we were mashing
you were mashing
they were mashing
Past Perfect
I had mashed
you had mashed
he/she/it had mashed
we had mashed
you had mashed
they had mashed
Future
I will mash
you will mash
he/she/it will mash
we will mash
you will mash
they will mash
Future Perfect
I will have mashed
you will have mashed
he/she/it will have mashed
we will have mashed
you will have mashed
they will have mashed
Future Continuous
I will be mashing
you will be mashing
he/she/it will be mashing
we will be mashing
you will be mashing
they will be mashing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mashing
you have been mashing
he/she/it has been mashing
we have been mashing
you have been mashing
they have been mashing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mashing
you will have been mashing
he/she/it will have been mashing
we will have been mashing
you will have been mashing
they will have been mashing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mashing
you had been mashing
he/she/it had been mashing
we had been mashing
you had been mashing
they had been mashing
Conditional
I would mash
you would mash
he/she/it would mash
we would mash
you would mash
they would mash
Past Conditional
I would have mashed
you would have mashed
he/she/it would have mashed
we would have mashed
you would have mashed
they would have mashed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mash - a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot watermash - a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
suspension - a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
sour mash - a mash with optimum acidity for yeast fermentation; a mixture of old and new mash; used in distilling some whiskeys
2.mash - mixture of ground animal feeds
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
chicken feed, scratch - dry mash for poultry
Verb1.mash - to compress with violence, out of natural shape or conditionmash - to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
wring - twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid; "wring the towels"
press - exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
stamp - crush or grind with a heavy instrument; "stamp fruit extract the juice"
steamroller - crush with a steamroller as if to level; "steamroller the road"
tread - crush as if by treading on; "tread grapes to make wine"
telescope - crush together or collapse; "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"
2.mash - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentionsmash - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
wanton - engage in amorous play
vamp - act seductively with (someone)
3.mash - reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"
pulp - reduce to pulp; "pulp fruit"; "pulp wood"
pestle - grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar; "pestle the garlic"
mill - grind with a mill; "mill grain"
fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up - break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"

mash

verb smash, crush, pulp, pound, beat, whip, soften, squash, mince, purée, liquidize, macerate Mash the bananas with a fork.
noun pulp, pâté, paste, purée, mush They ate a mash of potatoes, carrot and cabbage.

mash

verb
To press forcefully so as to break up into a pulpy mass:
Translations
هَريسيَهْرُس
bramborová kašemačkat
grødkartoffelmosmæskmose
muhentaamuusimuussatasose
krumplipüréösszezúzzúz
stappastappaîar kartöflur
bulvių košėtrinti
kartupeļu biezenissamīcītsaspiest
zemiaková kaša
tlačiti
grötmäskmos
pürepüre haline getirmek

mash

[mæʃ]
A. N
1. (= mixture) → mezcla f; (= pulp) → pasta f, amasijo m
2. (Brit) (= mashed potatoes) → puré m de patata(s) or (LAm) papas
3. (in brewing) → malta f remojada
4. (for animals) → afrecho m
B. VT
1. (= crush) → triturar, machacar
2. (= purée) [+ potatoes] → hacer puré de

mash

[ˈmæʃ]
vt [+ food] → écraser
Mash the bananas with a fork → Écrasez les bananes avec une fourchette.
n (= mashed potato) → purée fmashed potatoes npurée f de pommes de terre

MASH


mash

nBrei m; (for animals) → Futterbrei m, → Schlempe f; (= potatoes)Püree nt; (in brewing) → Maische f

mash

[mæʃ]
1. n
a. (Brit) (fam) (also mashed potatoes) → purè m (di patate)
b. (for animals) → pastone m
2. vt (Culin) → passare, schiacciare

mash

(mӕʃ) verb
to crush into small pieces or a soft mass. Put in some butter when you mash the potatoes.
noun
mashed potato. sausage and mash.

mash

n (crushing injury) machucón m; vt machucar, aplastar, pillar (Esp)
References in classic literature ?
He looked closely at it, shook his head, and told the man to fetch a good bran mash and put some meal into it.
In the middle was a large rack, with angles answering to every partition of the manger; so that each horse and mare ate their own hay, and their own mash of oats and milk, with much decency and regularity.
Don Quixote then wiped himself, and took off his helmet to see what it was that made his head feel so cool, and seeing all that white mash inside his helmet he put it to his nose, and as soon as he had smelt it he exclaimed:
I have twenty geese about the house that eat mash out of a trough,
On this I woke, and when I looked out I saw my geese at the trough eating their mash as usual.
In that country you might fall from a third story window three several times, and not mash either a soldier or a priest.
Pierre sat down by the fire and began eating the mash, as they called the food in the cauldron, and he thought it more delicious than any food he had ever tasted.
There were among them those whose fondest desire was to drag the rider in the sand and spring upon him and mash him into repulsive nothingness.
What food would you prefer, a bran mash or ripe oats in the shell?
Dere wasn't a feller come teh deh house but she'd try teh mash 'im.
I'll mash you till there's not a whole bone left in your skin
The City of Pasadena created MASH in 1979 as a program to first provide free home repair and yard clean-up services to low-income elderly homeowners and second as a last chance employment and training program for economically disadvantaged Pasadena residents.