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brain dump n.
[common] The act of telling someone
everything one knows about a particular topic or project.
Typically used when someone is going to let a new party maintain a
piece of code. Conceptually analogous to an operating system
core dump in that it saves a lot of useful state before
an exit. "You'll have to give me a brain dump on FOOBAR before
you start your new job at HackerCorp." See core dump (sense
4). At Sun, this is also known as `TOI' (transfer of
--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk