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Meaning of ARENA

Pronunciation:  u'reenu

 
Matching Terms:  arena theater, arenaceous, arenaceous rock, arenaria, arenaria caroliniana, arenaria groenlandica, arenaria interpres, arenaria peploides, arenaria serpyllifolia, arenaria stricta, arenaria-melanocephala, arenarious, arenation, arendator, areng, arenga, arenga pinnata, arenicolite, arenicolous, arenilitic, arenose, arenulous

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The area of memory attached to a unix process by the brk and sbrk system calls and used by malloc as dynamic storage. So named from a "malloc: corrupt arena" message emitted when some early versions detected an impossible value in the free block list.

See overrun screw, aliasing bug, memory leak, memory smash, smash the stack.

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