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: not ready for widespread use, viewing, distribution, consumption, etc.|
|Definitions include: to smoke marijuana.|
|Definitions include: aggravation.|
|Definitions include: a metaphorical condition that something depends on.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "crack the fuck up".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "too long; will read later".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "talk to the hand".|
|Definitions include: software that lets third parties monitor a user's activities and personal data.|
|Definitions include: temporary storage space used then moving or reconfiguring a room.|
|Definitions include: to happen automatically, in a way that appears almost magical.|
|Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.|
|Definitions include: to transform data in an irreversible way.|
|Definitions include: to do an internet search on someone or something.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on the floor laughing my fucking ass off".|
|Definitions include: "thanks".|
Slang terms with the same root words
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|Definitions include: to screw with the head of a person of the opposite sex, esp. a significant other.|
|Definitions include: to have sex with someone who has an attractive body but an unattractive face.|
|Definitions include: extreme.|
|Definitions include: termination from a job.|
|Definitions include: to enjoy.|
|Definitions include: see flick (one's) bean.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "stay the fuck out".|
|Definitions include: of female buttocks, exceptional.|
|Definitions include: legs.|
|Definitions include: Also meaning in trouble.|
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