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mash on something

to press on something, such as a button. (Southern.) He kept mashing on the doorbell until someone responded. Just mash on this button if you want someone to come.
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mash something up

to crush something into a paste or pieces. Mash the potatoes up and put them in a bowl. Mash up the potatoes and serve them to our guests.
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mash something with something

1. to use something to mash something up. Vernon mashed the potatoes with a spoon because he couldn't find the masher. Gerald used the heel of his shoe to mash the wasp.
2. to combine ingredients while mashing. Mash the turnips with the butter. She mashed the potatoes with sour cream, cream cheese, and a little garlic salt.
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mash up

1. To combine some recordings to produce a composite recording: The DJ mashed popular songs up. The DJ mashed up two songs by The Beatles. The DJ mashed the popular song up with an old blues song.
2. To mash something completely: The cook mashed up the potatoes. I threw the turnips into a bowl and mashed them up.
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in. to neck and pet. (Collegiate.) Who are those two mashing in the corner?


mod. alcohol intoxicated. Both guys were so mashed. I called my brother, who came and rescued me.
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and mish-mosh (ˈmɪʃmæʃ and ˈmɪʃmɑʃ)
n. a mixture; a disorderly conglomeration. There’s no theme or focus. It’s just a mish-mash.
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In addition, their own original news content can be formatted as NewsCubes available for viral mashing and monetization in TheNewsRoom.
Stronger than it looks, it takes a lot of firm mashing and bashing on the sides to shake off spuds that stick to the head, which is good shape for getting right into the sides of the pan.
Eliminating the need for peeling, washing, boiling and mashing its fluffy, smooth texture means you needn't even add any butter or milk
While traditional potato mashing typically involves mixing bowls and hand-held mashers, the "Mash Destruction" contest will challenge kids to think of creative and inventive ways to turn this seemingly simple task into a genius idea constrained only by their imagination.
The latest addition to Novozymes' portfolio of traditional enzymes for juice processing is Pectinex Ultra Mash, a first mashing product that extracts more juice from every apple.
In the mid-1800s distillery owner Oscar Pepper and Master Distiller James Crow studied and recommended using key processes like sour mashing and charred barrel maturation at the historic Woodford County distillery.
Sample Web services will highlight how compelling existing Web applications or portals can become after mashing up with the extensive voice functionality of a communications applications server.