graceful exit

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graceful exit

[¦grās·fəl ′eg·zət]
(computer science)
The ability to escape from a problem situation in a computer program without having to reboot the computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

graceful exit

The ability to get out of a crash or other problem situation in an application without having to turn the computer off. See graceful degradation.
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