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error

1. A discrepancy between a computed, observed, or measured value or condition and the true, specified, or theoretically correct value or condition.

2. <programming> A mental mistake made by a programmer that may result in a program fault.

3. (verb) What a program does when it stops as result of a programming error.

(2000-03-28)

 


Nearby terms: Erlang erotica ERP error error-based testing error correcting memory error detection and correction
 

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