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It's called unreachable code. "Unreachable code" is different from dead code, dead code is code that when executed will result in no change, for example: x = 5; /* Dead Code Begin */ x = 6; x = 5; /* Dead Code End */ Unreachable code however is code that e.g. in a function that is not referenced anywhere, or code that is after the return clause of a ...


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Doorway would indeed be acceptable. Consider that, if the doorway has a door, you cannot see through to the other side unless the door is open. In this case, depending on your angle and the location of the door, it is perfectly possible that the door is entirely invisible. If so, its existence or non-existence is irrelevant to your perception of the doorway ...


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Since the code is inaccessible, most compilers will eliminate it through Dead Code Elimination, or DCE. So you can refer to it as dead code, or simply dead. Nullstone's compendium of compiler optimizations defines dead code as Code that is unreachable or that does not affect the program (e.g. dead stores) [and] can be eliminated. Since the code is ...


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RTCA DO-178C - the standard for safety critical code in aircraft - uses the terms "dead code" for code that is never reached in any path through the code. The term "deactivated code" is for code that is deliberately never used in a particular configuration, but could be used in a different mode.


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I think you are looking for chocolatier: a person who makes or sells chocolate candy (M-W) The term is a French one which has become popular especially from the 80's according to Google Books.


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You might consider disabled or deactivated: disable: to cause (something) to be unable to work in the normal way deactivate: to make (something) no longer active or effective definitions from merriam-webster.com


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I'm rather thinking of the word unused. Edit: Unused should be understandable for non technical persons. Other possibilities include unnecessary (you often see this in change logs, as in removed unnecessary lines) or maybe orphaned (although I haven't seen this in a real coding situation. It's rather a translation of a term in my native tongue)


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If it's curved it's an archway. If it's entirely right angles it's a trabeation. trabeated: designed or constructed with horizontal beams or lintels –MW Credit to The Sims 4, calling some of them post-and-lintel entry frames and describing one as trabeated.


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You might consider entryway and entranceway. entryway A passage for affording entrance. Word Origin: (1740-1750); Americanism; entry + way Random House Peeking his head through the entryway, he saw a tiny figure hunched over a lathe in the dark interior of the room. The Temple of thé Wild Geese This is an odd type of room—no ...


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moth-balled verb (used with object) to put into storage or reserve; inactivate. adjective inactive; unused; stored away:


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That's called a skip in British English. It may have other names in other dialects. British A large transportable open-topped container for building and other refuse: I’ve salvaged a carpet from a skip [ODO] A Google image search yields lots of examples.


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From Tony Thorne, The Dictionary of Contemporary Slang (1990): bog-standard adj British totally unexceptional, normal and unremarkable. Bog here is used as an otherwise meaningless intensifier. From Paul Beal, Partridge's Concise Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (1989): bog-standard. Standard, straight from a factory, with no ...


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Instrumentals plural noun of instrumental It's very commonly used to refer to music (minus the lyrics) As a noun Music A composition for one or more instruments, usually without vocal accompaniment. "the opening tune is an instrumental" As an adjective Music Performed on or written for an instrument. "They played instrumental music at the ...


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The technical term for this is: cased opening Definition: An interior doorway or opening with all the trim and molding installed, but without a door or closure. http://www.dictionaryofconstruction.com/definition/cased-opening.html For an entrance between two rooms without the door trimmings, I would therefore suggest simply "opening".


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portal A doorway, entrance, or gate, especially one that is large and imposing. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/portal


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If you consider the ice tray to be a mould (noun definition 3; or mold for AmE) for ice, then the technical term would be a cavity. Mold Cavity Hollow space, or cavity, in the mold, which is used to impart the desired form to the product being molded. - Engineering Dictionary Here's one for sale on Amazon that describes the holes as cavities, and ...


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When discussing code or functionality that is either in progress or completed but has not been approved or won't be used, we often use the term shelved decide not to proceed with (a project or plan), either temporarily or permanently. This implies that it was not a failure (which would be "trashed") and that it could later be unsheleved and put to ...


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If you're looking to emphasize his lack of involvement, a common description for a father-by-biology-only is: "sperm-donor". (US)


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Try birth father also called a biological parent. Here is a definition from another site.


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My view is that such code should not exist in the code base and is a code or process smell. This is cluttering code. I am going to clutter up the codebase with this code.


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An 1844 translation of Wilhelm Meinhold, Mary Schweidler, The Amber Witch (1838) describes the conclusion of a trial for witchcraft that supposedly occurred in 1630 (the book was a piece of fiction but was presented as an old document discovered by the author, in the manner of James Macpherson's discoveries of the works of Ossian). First the judge pronounces ...


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"Sex workers" is the term used by licensed Social Workers, the medical community, women's (and men's) support groups, and the media when referring in an unbiased way to those who "sell their bodies for pleasure." From Wikipedia: "A sex worker is a person who is employed in the sex industry.[1][2] The term is used in reference to all those in all areas ...


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From both the legal and writing process standpoints, the components that make up a song (by "song" I mean a musical piece that includes vocals, and may (often) include other musical instruments that accompany the vocals, with the vocals almost always including words in a specific language) are almost universally divided into music and lyrics. When those two ...


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I guess you could describe them as your estranged biological father to cause someone to be no longer friendly or close to another person or group Merriam-Webster


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I'd say that all that he is, is progenitor. A person or thing from which a person, animal, or plant is descended or originates; an ancestor or parent: 'his children were the progenitors of many of Scotland’s noble families' In my mind that properly defines both the role in siring and the lack of any involvement afterwards. Reference: ...


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they are called cells. Visualize an upside-down ice cube tray, which is called an evaporator, placed upside down atop a molded water plate. The KOLD-DRAFT evaporator is refrigerated and has individual cells. The water plate has a hole for every cell, through which the water is vigorously pumped, injecting it to the top of each cell and down the ...


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"Native Americans" (both words capped) is reserved for the ancestors of the pre-Columbian Americans, also called indigenous peoples. Of course, Native Americans are themselves immigrants, as human life originated in Africa. Still, if you have no "Indian" blood, you are not Native American. You could say you are "native American" or "a native of America," ...


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Salt doesn't just mean table salt, or sodium chloride. Potassium chloride is a salt as well. It's often used as a healthy substitute because people typically aren't overdosing on potassium the way they are on sodium. Mixing any acid and base will produce a salt solution. Not always one that is healthy to drink. salt sôlt/Submit noun ...


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I would use the word "inactive" since it is possible to use that code, yet it is not actually doing anything, as you have stated.


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Its not an idiom. The "the" here is not synonymous with "any". "The" is the definite article. It refers to a specific military. Which one in particular will have to be determined by context. Generally it would be the military of the country you are in, but it may also be the military of the country you are talking about. For instance Americans in ...



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