data segment

Computing Dictionary

data segment definition

memory
The range of memory locations where the initialised data of a program produced by a Unix linker is located.
Executable code is located in the code segment and uninitialised data in the bss segment.
(2004-02-24)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: data redundancy
Next Definition: data service unit
Words Near: data segment
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for data segment
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing data segment
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature