Definition of Overflow. Meaning of Overflow. Synonyms of Overflow

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Definition of Overflow

Overflow
Overflow O"ver*flow`, n. 1. A flowing over, as of water or other fluid; an inundation. --Bacon. 2. That which flows over; a superfluous portion; a superabundance. --Shak. 3. An outlet for the escape of surplus liquid. Overflow meeting, a meeting constituted of the surplus or overflow of another audience.
Overflow
Overflow O`ver*flow", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overflowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Overflowing.] [AS. oferfl?wan. See Over, and Flow.] 1. To flow over; to cover woth, or as with, water or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm. The northern nations overflowed all Christendom. --Spenser. 2. To flow over the brim of; to fill more than full.
Overflow
Overflow O`ver*flow", v. i. 1. To run over the bounds. 2. To be superabundant; to abound. --Rogers.

Meaning of Overflow from wikipedia

- In computer programming, an integer overflow occurs when an arithmetic operation attempts to create a numeric value that is outside of the range that can...
- Overflow may refer to: Integer overflow, a condition that occurs when an integer calculation produces a result that is greater than what a given register...
- Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It is a privately held website, the flagship site of the Stack...
- In information security and programming, a buffer overflow, or buffer overrun, is an anomaly where a program, while writing data to a buffer, overruns...
- In software, a stack overflow occurs if the call stack pointer exceeds the stack bound. The call stack may consist of a limited amount of address space...
- Overflow incontinence is a form of urinary incontinence, characterized by the involuntary release of urine from an overfull urinary bladder, often in the...
- processors, the overflow flag (sometime called V flag) is usually a single bit in a system status register used to indicate when an arithmetic overflow has occurred...
- "Clancy of the Overflow" is a poem by Banjo Paterson, first published in The Bulletin, an Australian news magazine, on 21 December 1889. The poem is typical...
- A heap overflow or heap overrun is a type of buffer overflow that occurs in the heap data area. Heap overflows are exploitable in a different manner to...
- stack overflow is a programming error when too much memory is used on the call stack. Stack overflow may also refer to: Stack buffer overflow, when a...
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