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auto- +‎ flush


autoflush (uncountable)

  1. (computing, programming) Automatic flushing of a buffer.
    • 2001, Cay S. Horstmann, Gary Cornell, Core Java 2: Fundamentals (page 715)
      If the writer is set to autoflush mode, then all characters in the buffer are sent to their destination whenever println is called.
    • 2002, Dave Rolsky, Ken Williams, Embedding Perl in HTML with Mason
      With autoflush off, you can easily start generating content, have your code throw it away halfway through, and then issue a redirect.


autoflush (third-person singular simple present autoflushes, present participle autoflushing, simple past and past participle autoflushed)

  1. (transitive, computing, programming) To flush (a buffer) automatically.