Dump

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Dump generally refers to a place for disposal of solid waste, a rubbish dump, or landfill. The word has other uses alone or in combination, and may refer to:

  • Midden, historically a dump for domestic waste
  • Dump job, a term for criminal disposal of a corpse

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Computing and technology[edit]

  • Dump (program), a Unix program for backing up file systems
  • Storage dump, inaccurately but consistently referred to as a core dump in Unix-like systems, the recorded state of the working memory of a computer program at a specific time, generally when the program has terminated abnormally (crashed)
  • Database dump, a record of the table structure and/or the data from a database
  • ROM dump or ROM image, a record of the data in a ROM, EEPROM, or MCU

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