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 "Read the fucking manual."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "thanks in advance".|
|Definitions include: This definition is questionable and is pending deletion.|
|Definitions include: "something".|
|Definitions include: to occupy a domain name that is a misspelling of a popular website.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "holy fucking shit".|
|Definitions include: to "text" - i.e. send a text message.|
|Definitions include: shortened version of "okay, thanks, bye."|
|Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "don't feed the troll".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "too long; will read later".|
|Definitions include: the pressing of the "Alt" key + the "Ctrl" key + the "Del" key to reboot or unfreeze a PC computer.|
|Definitions include: a cable connector device with either two male or two female connectors on it, used to connect mismatched cables.|
|Definitions include: a set of information services available to subscribers only.|
|Definitions include: of the title to an article or webpage, vague enough so that one has to click the title to learn what the destination is actually about.|
Slang terms with the same root words
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|Definitions include: to be very thirsty.|
|Definitions include: a white female with attractive, large buttocks.|
|Definitions include: of sex, unprotected sex.|
|Definitions include: a female.|
|Definitions include: music.|
|Definitions include: ok, or yes.|
|Definitions include: an approval.|
|Definitions include: to 'X'.|
|Definitions include: the San Jose, California area.|
|Definitions include: to make look nice - especially to do one's hair and makeup.|
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