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core dump

(programming, operating system, jargon)
Common Iron Age jargon, preserved by Unix for a memory dump.

The term is also used for a complete account of a human's knowledge on some subject (also brain dump), especially in a lecture or answer to an exam question.

core dump

An earlier term for memory dump. See core storage.
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Most recently, Novell has upgraded three core File and Collaboration solutions, including:
During the meeting, which took an hour and a half and attended by Mohammad Talb, party's International Relations officer, and Hussam Naeli, acting liaison officer, Sawan explained that the Government has not been able to achieve any success in the core files such as security and local government, which both are under the direct supervision of the Prime Minister.
It has shown that private colleges and universities' Form 990 data provided by NCCS Core Files contain omissions and do not always agree with total revenues, net income, contributions, expenses, investment income, and gains/losses from sales of securities as reported in audited financial statements.
Several problems were encountered in retrieving the 1997 Form 990 data from the NCCS Core Files.
Simplifies working with core files from parallel applications.
Handy but extremely powerful, Ribbon Customizer allows users to turn the application back to the habitual classic look of the 2003 version without modifying any core files of Microsoft Office and meanwhile keeping all the features of Microsoft Office 2007.
The add-on can be installed and uninstalled easily without affecting the core files of Microsoft Office 2007 nor leaves any other traces in system.
4 also bolsters Etnus' leading position in threads debugging, adding support for multi-threaded core files on Linux as well as the Native Posix Threads Library.
These forward-looking statements reflect management's current expectations, are based on many assumptions, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including, among other things, those factors described in the periodic reports and registration statements CORE files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
93c, a light- weight interface add-on for ribbon-styled Microsoft Office 2007 which easily, without modifying any core files, brings back the classic style of Microsoft Office 2003 interface yet keeping new features of Microsoft Office 2007 and the ability to automatically deploy on client computers in offices.
Without modifying the core files of Magento, they work upon adding new features and extensions so that it enables the users in making better use of the application.
93c, a light-weight interface add-on for ribbon-styled Microsoft Office 2007 which easily, without modifying any core files, brings back the classic style of Microsoft Office 2003 interface yet keeping new features of Microsoft Office 2007 and the ability to automatically deploy on client computers in offices.