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data dump Syllabification: da·ta dump

Definition of data dump in English:


1A large amount of data transferred from one system or location to another: the data dump needs to be converted into Excel so as to be analyzed more easily
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  • RAW is quite literally the raw data dump from the image sensor in the camera.
  • Today's talks were outstanding and when time permits and connection speeds are faster the data dump will flow.
  • The figure shows a raw data dump of blue-channel data for images D17 and D18.
1.1 another term for info dump. his attention to detail leads to unneeded flashbacks and data dumps
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  • For example, successful writing is not about doing all your research first and then spewing out a data dump.
  • A data dump from this week reveals egregious should-and-musting on the editorial pages.
  • Of course, it would probably have been better off if all of this had stayed private, but reading through the sum total of this data dump, I came away more impressed and reassured by the way Washington works, or at least the State Department, than I was before.
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