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  • fandango on core
    [UNIX/C hackers, from the Mexican dance] n. In C, a wild pointer that runs out of bounds, causing a {core dump}, or corrupts the... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: rib site 

    rib site


    [by analogy with backbone site] n. A machine that has an on-demand high-speed link to a backbone site and serves as a regional distribution point for lots of third-party traffic in email and USENET news. Compare leaf site, backbone site.