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 "search the fucking web".|
|Definitions include: to change something in a small, mindless way.|
|Definitions include: short for "gangster" or "gangsta."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "too long; didn't read."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "pardon my jumping in".|
|Definitions include: a test of a new, repaired, or modified piece of electronic equipment whereby power is turned on, and people nearby look for smoke.|
|Definitions include: to arrive unexpectedly and uninvited, esp. to a social function such as a party or ceremony.|
|Definitions include: used to indicate laughter in text-based communication.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "ass-to-mouth", i.e. sex in which anal sex is immediately followed by fellatio.|
|Definitions include: A synonym of "swap in".|
|Definitions include: "ta-ta for now", i.e. "goodbye for now."|
|Definitions include: "from what I understand".|
|Definitions include: to happen automatically, in a way that appears almost magical.|
|Definitions include: an attractive person.|
|Definitions include: person who engages in computer security breaching for the purpose of finding problems to fix before another party ("black hat") can maliciously exploit them.|
Slang terms with the same root words
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|Definitions include: Rohypnol, a drug used for date rape.|
|Definitions include: pestering a person.|
|Definitions include: "placebo" backwards.|
|Definitions include: phonetic abbreviation for white trash.|
|Definitions include: courage.|
|Definitions include: about to.|
|Definitions include: unintelligent person; "moron".|
|Definitions include: feces.|
|Definitions include: A pipe.|
|Definitions include: exclam.to hurry up.|
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