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Compression function to guarantee randomness of one time pads?

First of all, I would like to note that I am not building my own crypto. I am simply curious and would like to learn. What I am wondering is this: if we are worried about randomness of something ...
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Composing hashes and/or MACs

Suppose I have n hash/MAC functions, of which n-1 are extremely insecure, leaving only one that is in fact cryptographically secure. If I use all of them on a message and the XOR them together the ...
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Is the One Time Pad (OTP) considered a cryptographic hash function?

As the title states, would the One Time Pad (OTP) be considered a cryptographic hash function?