thrash

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To extensively test a software system, giving a program various inputs and observing the behavior and outputs that result
To thresh
In computer architecture, to cause poor performance of a virtual memory (or paging) system
A particularly aggressive and intense form of heavy metal music with a focus on speed, technical precision, and alternate picking
To beat mercilessly
A beat or blow; the sound of beating

As he reeled on wide-braced legs, sobbing for breath, the jungle and the moon swimming bloodily to his sight, the thrash of bat-wings was loud in his ears.

To defeat utterly
{v} to beat grain, beat, drub, toil
move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"
dance the slam dance
When you run out of physical memory, an advanced operating system will free up memory space by moving the contents of some of your memory to disk When that information is needed again, it is read from disk back into memory When your computer is thrashing, memory is being swapped back and fourth at such a rate that your hard drive is constantly spinning and not much else is happening with your computer
a swimming kick used while treading water
beat the seeds out of a grain
when you run out of hardware memory, an advanced operating system will free up memory space by moving the contents of some of your memory to disk--when that information is needed again, it is read from disk back into memory--when your computer is thrashing, memory is being swapped back and forth at such a rate that your hard drive is constantly spinning and not much else is happening
1 v To cause severe ecological damage to a trail, usually during the wet season
beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
give a thrashing to; beat hard
If a person or thing thrashes something, or thrashes at something, they hit it continually in a violent or noisy way. a magnificent paddle-steamer on the mighty Mississippi, her huge wheel thrashing the muddy water Three shaggy-haired men thrash tunelessly at their guitars. see also thrashing
If one player or team thrashes another in a game or contest, they defeat them easily or by a large score. Second-placed Rangers thrashed St Johnstone 5-nil. = hammer
To beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub
beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
If you thrash someone, you hit them several times as a punishment. `Liar!' Sarah screamed, as she thrashed the child. `You stole it.'
Hence, to labor; to toil; also, to move violently
To beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw
To practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw; as, a man who thrashes well
a swimming kick used while treading water give a thrashing to; beat hard beat the seeds out of a grain move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"
If someone thrashes about, or thrashes their arms or legs about, they move in a wild or violent way, often hitting against something. You can also say that someone's arms or legs thrash about. Many of the crew died a terrible death as they thrashed about in shark-infested waters Jimmy collapsed on the floor, thrashing his legs about like an injured racehorse
{f} punch, beat, strike; move
thrash metal
A variant of heavy metal music with fast tempos and violent lyrics
thrash out
To discuss something so fully as to resolve a problem or conflict; to hammer out

They spent an afternoon on it, but thrashed out a solution in the end.

thrash out
discuss vehemently in order to reach a solution or an agreement; "The leaders of the various Middle Eastern countries are trying to hammer out a peace agreement
thrash out
If people thrash out a problem or a dispute, they discuss it thoroughly until they reach an agreement. a sincere effort by two people to thrash out differences about which they have strong feelings. = hammer out
thrash out
consider well; make a decision after careful consideration
thrash out
If people thrash out something such as a plan or an agreement, they decide on it after a great deal of discussion. The foreign ministers have thrashed out a suitable compromise formula = hammer out
thrashing
action of the verb to thrash
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slam-dancing
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waving about; flailing
thrashing
Present participle of thrash
thrashed
past of thrash
thrashes
third-person singular of thrash
thrashing
A condition, caused by a high level of memory over-commitment, in which the system is spending all of its time writing out virtual memory pages and reading them back in The application programs make no progress because their pages do not stay in memory long enough to be used Memory load control is intended to avoid or stop thrashing
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Accessing data from different parts of memory, causing frequent loads of pages of memory into cache Using random access on an array might be an example
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excessive paging within virtual storage
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the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
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from Thrash, v
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If one player or team gives another one a thrashing, they defeat them easily or by a large score. Can the New Zealand bowlers fight back after their thrashing at Christchurch?
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A state in which a computer system is expending most or all of its resources on overhead operations, such as swapping data between main and auxiliary storage, rather than on intended computing functions [6]
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performing work that is counter productive A trashing paging system swaps pages that are needed in a time period that is less time than it took to swap them The system is consuming system resources swapping, rather than computing
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Dance: slam-dancing
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a sound defeat
thrashing
present participle of the verb to thrash
thrashing
A condition in a virtual storage system where an excessive proportion of CPU time is spent moving data between main and auxiliary storage
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or "threshing," to beat a grain (such as oats or wheat) to separate out the seeds
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An excessive amount of disk activity in a virtual memory system, to the point where the system is spending all its time swapping pages in and out of memory, and no time executing the application Thrashing can be caused when poor system configuration creates a swap file that is too small, or when insufficient memory is installed in the computer Increasing the size of the swap file and adding memory are the best ways to reduce thrashing
thrashing
a beating, especially a severe one
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If someone gives someone else a thrashing, they hit them several times as a punishment. If Sarah caught her, she would get a thrashing. = hiding, beating see also thrash
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