Each cell has a bit reserved for marking which is clear initially. During garbage collection all active cells are traced from the root and marked. Then all cells are examined. Unmarked cells are freed.
[mahrks-woo m-uh n] /ˈmɑrksˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural markswomen. 1. a woman skilled in shooting at a mark; a woman who shoots well.
adjective 1. (accounting) denoting a system that values assets according to their current market price
[mahrk-uhp] /ˈmɑrkˌʌp/ noun 1. Commerce. 2. the putting of a legislative bill into final form. 3. detailed instructions, usually written on a manuscript to be typeset, concerning style of type, makeup of pages, and the like. 4. Digital Technology. detailed instructions indicating the format, style, or structure for an electronic document or Web page. See […]
[mahrk] /mɑrk/ noun 1. a visible impression or trace on something, as a line, cut, dent, stain, or bruise: a small mark on his arm. 2. a badge, brand, or other visible sign assumed or imposed: a mark of his noble rank. 3. a symbol used in writing or printing: a punctuation mark. 4. a […]