Bread crumbs or breadcrumbs are small particles of dry bread, used for breading or crumbing foods, topping casseroles, stuffing poultry, thickening stews, adding inexpensive bulk to meatloaves and similar foods, and making a crisp and crunchy coating for fried foods, especially breaded cutlets like tonkatsu and schnitzel. The Japanese variety of bread crumbs is called panko.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. Debugging statements inserted into a program that emit output or log indicators of the program's state to a file so you can see where it dies or pin down the cause of surprising behavior. The term is probably a reference to the Hansel and Gretel story from the Brothers Grimm or the older French folktale of Thumbelina; in several variants of these, a character leaves a trail of bread crumbs so as not to get lost in the woods. 2. In user-interface design, any feature that allows some tracking of where you've been, like coloring visited links purple rather than blue in Netscape (also called footprinting).
The numerical value of bread crumbs in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of bread crumbs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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After my husband lost his job two years ago, we can't find even food to eat and feed our children, once a day, we mix bread crumbs with water and eat with my children. That's only on lucky days. On most occasions we sleep without eating an entire day. But we are better off than other families. We are thankful we are still alive.
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