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  • noun computing, programming A scheme for resolving hash collisions, using two hash functions instead of one, and allowing a newly inserted key to "kick out" any existing key at the same index.

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Referring to the behaviour of some cuckoo chicks, which push other eggs or young out of the nest.

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