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A failure in a program to release discarded memory, causing impaired performance or failure.
- ‘If you run multiple programs at once and your computer crashes after hours of use, it is difficult to find out which program might be suffering from a memory leak and causing the crash.’
- ‘The visibility it gives us into our network has proven its worth multiple times from identifying software with a memory leak on one server to finding a piece of spyware saturating a network segment on another machine.’
- ‘If you are constantly getting the message that your system needs to increase Virtual Memory settings and you're not overworking the PC, I would suspect a memory leak.’
- ‘The bug is a memory leak in the default digitizer that ships with the system, and has been irking users for over a year.’
- ‘A small memory leak or a two-second server delay may mean a lot to you, but having to retype information or click Refresh several times impacts the user directly, and should be more important.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.