hash mark

hash mark

noun
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.

Origin:
1905–10

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hash or hash mark3 (hæʃ)
 
n
1.  the character (#) used to precede a number
2.  this sign used in printing or writing to indicate that a space should be inserted
 
hash mark or hash mark3
 
n

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