Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A copy of the data stored in the core memory of a computer, usually used for debugging purposes.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||core dump - (computer science) dump of the contents of the chief registers in the CPU; usually used for debugging|
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
dump - (computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs