new-key@ ( key hash -- array n )


Vocabulary
hashtables.private

Inputs and outputs
keya key
hasha hashtable
arraythe underlying array of the hashtable
nthe index where the key would be stored


Word description
Searches the hashtable for the key using a quadratic probing strategy. If the key is not present in the hashtable, outputs the index where it should be stored.

See also
key@

Definition