walk down


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walk down

[′wȯk ‚dau̇n]
(electronics)
A malfunction in a magnetic core of a computer storage in which successive drive pulses or digit pulses cause charges in the magnetic flux in the core that persist after the magnetic fields associated with pulses have been removed. Also known as loss of information.
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I shall walk down immediately after breakfast," said he, "and am sure of giving pleasure there.
Thus by a judicious exercise of tact and asperity we re-established the atmospheric equilibrium of the room long before I left them a little before midnight, now tenderly reconciled, to walk down to the harbour and hail the Tremolino by the usual soft whistle from the edge of the quay.
Well, the people for whom he had done so much, let him walk down these same steps, one day, unattended, old, poor, without a second coat to his back; and when, years afterwards, he died in Sebastopol in poverty and neglect, they called a meeting, subscribed liberally, and immediately erected this tasteful monument to his memory, and named a great street after him.
It was agreed all around that we had done wisely, because it would be just as enjoyable to walk DOWN the Neckar as up it, and it could not be needful to walk both ways.
Amy Hughes and Nick Jaminet - met in 2006 A COUPLE battling a rare genetic disorder will celebrate Valentine's Day with smiles - eight years after they defied medical odds to walk down the aisle.
12 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt took a walk down memory lane by sharing a poster of Bollywood thriller 'Sadak' which released 26 years back.
After the ceremony a delighted Sian, wearing a long ivory wedding gown and crystal and diamond tiara in her hair, said: "I was determined that I'd actually get out of my chair and walk down the aisle to wed Steve.
Next time you walk down Cairo streets, stop and feel the peacefulness emanating from the pigeons' flutters.
A PARALYSED man will be able to walk down the aisle thanks to a groundbreaking robotic frame.
I am a resident of New Mill and regularly walk down Kirkbridge Lane.
It becoming increasingly difficult to walk down Broad Street, something I do nearly every day, trying to avoid the numerous advertising boards outside the various pubs and clubs.