core cancer

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core cancer

n. [rare] A process that exhibits a slow but inexorable resource leak -- like a cancer, it kills by crowding out productive `tissue'.
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A process that exhibits a slow but inexorable resource leak - like a cancer, it kills by crowding out productive "tissue".
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(1997-11-10)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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