Hash function is a mathematical algorithm that maps data of arbitrary size (often called the "message") to a bit string of a fixed size (the "hash value", "hash", or "message digest") and is a one-way function, that is, a function which is practically infeasible to invert.

A mathematical algorithm that maps data of arbitrary size (often called the "message") to a bit string of a fixed size.

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