nonrecoverable error

nonrecoverable error

[¦nän·ri′kəv·rə·bəl ′er·ər]
(computer science)
An error detected during computer processing that cannot be handled by the computer system and therefore causes processing to be interrupted.
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Misjudgments at the top can result in one-time nonrecoverable errors costing literally hundreds of thousands of dollars.