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  • livelock
    /liv'lok/ n. A situation in which some critical stage of a task is unable to finish because its clients perpetually create more work for... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: toy program 

    toy program


    n. 1. One that can be readily comprehended; hence, a trivial program (compare noddy). 2. One for which the effort of initial coding dominates the costs through its life cycle. See also noddy.