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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bullet-proof  \Bul"let-proof`\,  a. 
  Capable  of  resisting  the  force  of  a  bullet. 
 
  {Bullet  tree}.  See  {Bully  tree}. 
 
  {Bullet  wood},  the  wood  of  the  bullet  tree. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bulletproof 
  adj  :  not  penetrable  by  bullets 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  bulletproof  adj  Used  of  an  algorithm  or  implementation 
  considered  extremely  {robust};  lossage-resistant;  capable  of  correctly 
  recovering  from  any  imaginable  exception  condition  --  a  rare  and  valued 
  quality.  Implies  that  the  programmer  has  thought  of  all  possible  errors, 
  and  added  {code}  to  protect  against  each  one  Thus  in  some  cases, 
  this  can  imply  code  that  is  too  heavyweight,  due  to  excessive  paranoia 
  on  the  part  of  the  programmer.  Syn.  {armor-plated}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  bulletproof 
 
  Used  of  an  algorithm  or  implementation  considered  extremely 
  {robust};  lossage-resistant;  capable  of  correctly  recovering 
  from  any  imaginable  exception  condition  -  a  rare  and  valued 
  quality.  Synonym  {armor-plated}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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