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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A copy of the data stored in the core memory of a computer, usually used for debugging purposes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The recorded state of the memory of a computer program at a specific time, generally when the program has terminated abnormally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See core dump in the vocabulary.
  • n. An complete and exact copy of the contents of a computer core{9}, usually produced as a file when some serious error occurs in the execution of a computer program, and used for debugging the program which produced the error.
  • n. A full account of a person's knowledge on some specific topic, usually produced in response to a question of some kind. It is a mildly deprecatory term, suggesting that the person producing the account was unable to prepare a more concise and understandable summary of the information.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (computer science) dump of the contents of the chief registers in the CPU; usually used for debugging

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