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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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: aggravation.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "fuck my life."|
|Definitions include: an emphatic "Okay," via a doubled "k".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I am not your lawyer".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "who gives a fuck".|
|Definitions include: a computer whose security has been compromised, and is then used to perform computer misdeeds, such as sending spam or performing denial-of-service attacks.|
|Definitions include: to transform data so that it's easier to process.|
|Definitions include: a male who acts like a female or vice versa.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "what have you done".|
|Definitions include: the place where all deleted, lost, or misdirected data goes to.|
|Definitions include: a Twitter user.|
|Definitions include: pronunciation of BFFL.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "fuck off and die".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "in my, not so humble opinion".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "you're welcome".|
Slang terms with the same root words
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|Definitions include: pointlessly, no use for, "for nothing."|
|Definitions include: to begin taking effect.|
|Definitions include: See chav.|
|Definitions include: the media and technology firms of Manhattan, New York.|
|Definitions include: misspelling and mispronunciation of yin-yang.|
|Definitions include: to go to bed, as in to sleep "until the cows come home," (i.e. for a long time.)|
|Definitions include: to beat up badly.|
|Definitions include: to try to deceive or fool someone in a quick yet daring or slick manner.|
|Definitions include: improper.|
|Definitions include: to perform a u-turn in a vehicle.|
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