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n. A routine whose job is to set everything in the computer --- registers, memory, flags, everything --- to zero, including that portion of...
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sorcerer's apprentice mode
[from Friedrich Schiller's `Der Zauberlehrling' via the film "Fantasia"] n. A bug in a protocol where, under some circumstances, the receipt of a message causes multiple messages to be sent, each of which, when received, triggers the same bug. Used esp. of such behavior caused by