defunct definition

  • adjective:
    • Having ceased to exist or stay: a defunct political organization.
    • Deceased, lifeless.
    • not in use, inactive.
    • Specifically, of a program: that features ended but is still shown inside a number of processes because the moms and dad process that created it is still running and it has maybe not yet reaped it. See also zombie, zombie process.
    • no further in business or solution.
    • Having done the course of life; dead; deceased.
    • No longer in place or use; no further operating.
    • no more in effect or use; sedentary
    • having stopped to occur or live
  • verb:
    • To make defunct.
  • noun:
    • The lifeless individual (described).
    • A dead person; one deceased.
    • a-dead individual, or dead persons collectively; the dead: most frequently used of a recently dead person.
  • others:
    • Dead; deceased; extinct.

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