Definition of pathological
- of input used to test a program or an algorithm, specifically designed to make the test subject perform as poorly as possible.
- of a set of circumstances that are likely to adversely affect something, very unlikely to occur.
Person A: If the user uninstalls and then reinstalls video drivers while their monitor is off, the system will fail to boot.
Person B: Yes, but that's a pathological case.
- of a data set, very dissimilar from normal input. Especially one that exposes a bug or algorithmic limitation.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: acronym for "crack the fuck up".|
|Definitions include: on a social networking website, to remove someone from one's list of friends.|
|Definitions include: "about".|
|Definitions include: Details are available in the entry for swap.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "face the wall."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "mind your own business."|
|Definitions include: legitimate software that is free to use, but displays advertising.|
|Definitions include: From "bandwidth" as a measure of the rate of data transfer ("throughput") that a digital medium can handle.|
|Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)|
|Definitions include: software that lets third parties monitor a user's activities and personal data.|
|Definitions include: a videogame that requires mashing buttons to play, rather than finesse.|
|Definitions include: a set of information services available to subscribers only.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I fucking love you" or "I freaking love you".|
|Definitions include: of an ongoing task, performed slowly over time, when nothing is claiming one's immediate attention.|
|Definitions include: to advertise using spam and "spammy" techniques.|
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|Definitions include: an idiot.|
|Definitions include: a driver who consistently makes poor decisions and unsafe maneuvers while operating a vehicle.|
|Definitions include: between to or more people, to smack palms as a sign of congratulations or mutual celebration.|
|Definitions include: to be in a supporting role, not a leading one.|
|Definitions include: Someone is on your case or pressuring you.|
|Definitions include: the essence; "the point".|
|Definitions include: to gossip.|
|Definitions include: (adj) 1. Good-looking (origin comes from "Swerve" brand watches) 2. Cool or Hip 3. Fashionable (as in "I bought this new skirt today and it is so Swerve") Term is in use mostly in the upper Mid-west; Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois.|
|Definitions include: fat.|
|Definitions include: unclean.|
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