Also called a fatal system error, an operating system (OS) error that causes the OS to stop functioning and can place data at risk.
Not to be confused with a fatal error.
- stop bit
In asynchronous communications, a bit that indicates that a byte has just been transmitted. Every byte of data is preceded by a start bit and followed by a stop bit.
- Stop Motion Animation
In animation stop motion animation is a cinematic process, or technique used to makes static objects appear as if they were moving. This technique is commonly used in claymation and puppet-based animation. The objects are brought to life by breaking up the figure’s motion into increments and filming one frame of film per increment.
Initially, in the realm of programming languages, snarf meant to grab a large document or file and use it without the author’s permission. Since the development of UNIX, the UNIX community — since there is not the same sense of proprietary ownership as there is in the commercial computer industry because it is based on […]
(1) The capacity of a device to hold and retain data. (2) Short for mass storage.
- Storage Device
A device capable of storing data. The term usually refers to mass storage devices, such as disk and tape drives.