hard crash

hard crash

[′härd ′krash]
(computer science)
An abrupt halting of operations by a computer due to a malfunction, allowing the users or operators of the computer little or no time to minimize its effects.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Race one saw James start the race 26th on the grid and quickly moved up the field, passing a number of rivals but with 10 minutes to go in her stint, the safety car was deployed due to the 66 Bullet Mercedes having a hard crash. Losing out on the restart, she dropped to 25th again when she came in to hand the car over to Wood.
If bitcoin prices continue to drop, the logical conclusion to the whole saga would be a hard crash to zero -- as in, "There's zero value in making the cryptocurrency work, so let's just stop trying." When the mining side shuts down, it would eventually become impossible to trade, transfer, or otherwise use the cryptocurrency at all.
There will be growing pressure on Labour to vote for May's Brexit or the hard crash preferred by the Tory right-wing.
She also competed in La Course, where she endured a hard crash, and then Prudential Ride London to end the season.
If a Lithium Polymer (LiPo) battery is dropped or involved in a hard crash, be prepared for a fire.
Witnesses described a hard crash into the water and said the downed chopper was submerged within minutes.
The hard crash caused injuries to the tourists who sustained 10-15 per cent permanent disabilities each, according to records.
But, for all the (deservedly earned) pessimism and that super hard crash right at the start (we're talking in the episode select menu, not even the episode itself), I haven't been as impressed with a Telltale game as I am with this one since "The Wolf Among Us."
"It was a hard crash at Cardiff and it's tough when you hit your head," said Lindgren.
Others say the earth may collide with a passing planet or asteroid, so can we assume the world's governments will supply everyone with a hard crash helmet?
Saturday's row is clearly not over, though, and the Aussie, who, let's not forget, flipped his car spectacularly at the last race in Valencia before a hard crash into the tyre barrier, is aiming to get his status clarified at a team meeting today.