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mash-up

or mash·up

[ mash-uhp ]
/ ˈmæʃˌʌp /
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noun Informal.
Music. a recording that combines vocal and instrumental tracks from two or more recordings.
a combination or mixing of dissimilar elements, especially content from different sources: an adventure/horror/war movie mash-up; a web mash-up that overlays digital maps with crime statistics.
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Origin of mash-up

First recorded in 1855–60; noun use of verb phrase mash up
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British Dictionary definitions for mash-up

mashup
/ (ˈmæʃʌp) /

noun
a piece of recorded or live music in which a producer or DJ blends together two or more tracks, often of contrasting genres
a hybrid website that collates and displays information taken from various other online sources

Word Origin for mashup

C20: from mash blend + up
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