A hash in Ruby is used for indices other than the classic numerical values.

Here is a couple of example hashes

 grades = { "Jane Doe" => 10, "Jim Doe" => 6 }
 options = { :font_size => 10, :font_family => "Arial" }

Using a hash could look like this

 options[:font_size]  # => 10

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Ruby-Doc Hashes

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