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  • copy protection
    n. A class of (occasionally clever) methods for preventing incompetent pirates from stealing software and legitimate customers from using it. Considered silly.


  •  View Definition: segmentation fault 

    segmentation fault


    n. [UNIX] 1. An error in which a running program attempts to access memory not allocated to it and core dumps with a segmentation violation error. 2. To lose a train of thought or a line of reasoning. Also uttered as an exclamation at the point of befuddlement.