There are 2 definitions of hex in English:

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Pronunciation: /hɛks
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Cast a spell on; bewitch: he hexed her with his fingers
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    • This happened in real life in Tulsa, Okla., where administrators at Union Intermediate High School accuse Brandi, 15, of hexing a teacher.
    • And for those who have not walked the craft path, just a reminder: we do not worship or believe in the DEVIL and we do not go around hexing people - unless they severely deserve it.
    • I'm not sure I should mention it now for fear of hexing it last minute, but we finally move into our office on Tuesday.

noun

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  • 1A magic spell; a curse: a death hex
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    • Pete claims they can put a curse on you similar to the curses or hexes described by voodoo, witchcraft, or a good mummy story.
    • Similarly, it is easier to introduce a hex, curse, cold, whatever, than it is to heal it, stop it, etc.
    • They throw curses and hexes around without a second thought.
  • 1.1A witch.

Origin

mid 19th century (as a verb): from Pennsylvanian German hexe (verb), Hex (noun), from German hexen (verb), Hexe (noun).

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There are 2 definitions of hex in English:

hex2

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Pronunciation: /hɛks
 
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adjective & noun

  • short for hexadecimal.
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    • While providing a full set of features for editing raw hex bytes, FlexHEX also supports editing binary data as typed values in a number of formats.
    • The next three bytes store the hex value 000001, which denotes a first-generation CPPM system, and are followed by a series of encrypted 8-byte Key Data values.
    • To accomplish this, just substitute 0xc0a8090a in the filter code with the IP address of your choice in hex notation.

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