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  • adj. impossible to recover or recoup or overcome


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  • Then the other computer to which that socket was open refuses new socket connections because it still has an open socket to my "unretrievable" client socket.

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  • The $200 in earnings that hadn't been paid out yet are unretrievable, and she can't open a new one.

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  • It takes a lot of hard work, involving deliberate action from a team of seasoned professionals, to make the evidence unretrievable.

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  • I forget what it is he worked on but he said they can hold a lot of info but once it has the smallest problem like a scratch the information is unretrievable.

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  • CROWLEY: In the end, no faux pas, no unretrievable errors.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2007

  • CROWLEY: In the end, no fopaus (ph), no unretrievable errors.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2007

  • This trope endures because the news media wants to sound "hysterical" in it's reportage but then the whole "brink" thing also serves the Admin's purposes as it allows everyone to believe that the mess in Iraq hasn't quite become unretrievable yet.

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  • Amador appeared stout out front, and most likely, strictly unretrievable as he began to yard the field with a fierce battle going on behind him over the number two spot.


  • Since you require the text to be handled it needs to be submitted along with the form, otherwise it will be unretrievable since you call rand again to overwrite.

  • The best way to make sure you get rid of the files completely and make it unretrievable is by using something like

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