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See also: infodump


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Compound of info +‎ dump.


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. (literature) A long section in a work of fiction that reveals often tedious expository information through the voice of the narrator.
    Synonym: expository lump

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info-dump (third-person singular simple present info-dumps, present participle info-dumping, simple past and past participle info-dumped)

  1. To speak expositorily and at length regarding one's knowledge about a subject.