Dictionary of Debugging: Crash


The sudden disappearance of a program, service or system from observation.

References: Crashes explained, The difference between crashes and hangs explained

Synonyms: stop.

Antonyms: live.

Also: hang.

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org -

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