Deep-copy meaning

A duplicate copy of a data structure. See shallow copy.
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(computing) A copy of a data structure duplicating not only the structure itself, but all structures to which it is linked.

Don't try to make a deep copy of that -- you'll pull in half the database.

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To make a deep copy of.

I'd prefer to deep copy that in order to avoid complications with updates.

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(intransitive) To make a deep copy.

This is a situation where you either have to deep copy or handle the complication of updates.

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Alternative spelling of deep copy.
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