Definition and Meanings for mash
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Part of Speech of mash
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of mash
Meaning of mash
- an abbreviation for mobile army surgical hospital, consisting of the equipment and personnel required to perform emergency operations on injured soldiers, located in tents near the front lines of combat; as, he worked in the 25th mash.
- a mesh.
- a mass of mixed ingredients reduced to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; a mass of anything in a soft pulpy state. specifically (brewing), ground or bruised malt, or meal of rye, wheat, corn, or other grain (or a mixture of malt and meal) steeped and stirred in hot water for making the wort.
- a mixture of meal or bran and water fed to animals.
- a mess; trouble.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; to bruise; to crush; as, to mash apples in a mill, or potatoes with a pestle.;to convert, as malt, or malt and meal, into the mash which makes wort.