a game of high risk in which each player in turn, using a revolver containing one bullet, spins the cylinder of the revolver, points the muzzle at the head, and pulls the trigger.
a game of chance in which each player in turn spins the cylinder of a revolver loaded with only one cartridge and presses the trigger with the barrel against his own head
any act which, if repeated several times, is likely to have disastrous consequences
- Run-time library
operating system, programming, library A file containing routines which are linked with a program at run time rather than at compile-time. The advantage of such dynamic linking is that only one copy of the library needs to be stored, rather than a copy being included with each executable that refers to it. This can greatly […]
- Run-time error
programming An error in the execution of a program which occurs at run time, as opposed to a compile-time error. A good programming language should, among other things, aim to replace run-time errors by compile-time errors. Language features such as strong typing help. A good program should attempt to avoid run-time errors by, for example, […]
- Russian tea cakes
noun See Mexican wedding cakes
noun 1. a saltwort, Salsola kali tenuifolia, that has narrow, spinelike leaves, a troublesome weed in the central and western U.S.