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core dump

[ kawr-duhmp ]
/ ˈkɔr ˌdʌmp /
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noun Computers.
a copy of main memory that is printed, displayed, or recorded on an output medium.
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Also called mem·o·ry dump [mem-uh-ree duhmp] /ˈmɛm ə ri ˌdʌmp/ .

Origin of core dump

First recorded in 1955–60
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