info-dump

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info-dump (plural info-dumps)

  1. (chiefly computing) A large volume of data supplied at the same time.
    • 1995, Robert W Keidel, Seeing organizational patterns
      Unfortunately, too many corporate meetings are info-dumps — convened for the sake of information exchange, which is more efficiently handled by phone or fax...
  2. A long paragraph or series of paragraphs in a work of fiction that reveals often tedious or dull expository information through the voice of the narrator.