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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
The day before the wedding he was so excited to walk down his daughter down the aisle.
So it was a special day for Amanda's parents when they saw her walk down the aisle on June 28, 2007.
That said, how we walk down a street and how we walk through life are very different things.
Meanwhile, it has been confirmed that Markle will walk down the aisle of the chapel by herself.
[United States], May 19 (ANI): Prince Charles making her future daughter-in-law Meghan Markle walk down the aisle will be a big break in the royal tradition as this role is usually reserved from someone from bride's family.
As you walk down the slope note how the Upper Pond looks like a wide meandering river.
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.