Definitions

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  • v. To remove from the set of resources put aside for (allocated to) a particular user or purpose.

Etymologies

de- +‎ allocate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And unique values do not need garbage collection, as we can deduce statically when the only reference to an object is lost, and generate code to deallocate it there and then.

    Snell-Pym » Designing a general data model

  • While we can easily deallocate the faulty node from the pool, we must ensure that all necessary nodes still provide networking functionality.

    dustbury.com » Eventually we’ll all have this much

  • Almost all of these products do the same things: they call a Windows API function that forces applications to write out their memory to the pagefile, or they allocate and then deallocate a ton of memory quickly so that Windows will be forced to page everything else.

    Debunking Common Windows Performance Tweaking Myths | Lifehacker Australia

  • Linear values themselves don't need garbage collection; in the absence of pointer sharing, the owner of a reference always knows when it abandons the object, and can manually deallocate it or if that's costly, put it in a queue for deallocation.

    Snell-Pym » Garbage collection

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  • If the file is sparse or compressed, the NTFS file system may deallocate disk space in the file.

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  • But this is all just to say that the cache is now empty, there's no underlying reason that we have to deallocate everything just to turn around and reallocate it.

    Planet KDE

  • These functions take pointers to pthread types and don't actually allocate and deallocate the object themselves - only their contents.

    Planet Python

  • If these are the only errors that CheckDB returns, then running repair with the Allow_Data_Loss will simply deallocate these pages.

    SQLServerCentral.com Articles

  • It was pretty slow going to begin with (it was a few years since I had to allocate and deallocate memory, for goodness sake!)

    Rowan Simpson

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