- (computing) Abbreviation of initialisation.
- After the sixth successive system init he had to concede that the database was corrupt.
(third-person singular simple present inits, present participle initing, simple past and past participle inited)
- (computing) Abbreviation of initialize.
- It actually only requires a few bytes to be zeroised to init the drive.
init - Computer Definition
(INITiate) A Macintosh routine that is run when the computer is started or restarted. It is used to load and activate drivers and system routines. Many INITs are memory resident and may conflict with each other. See Macintosh extension.