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Bug - definitions

Bug - Small insect. Also a problem in software. The part of code that makes the program behave in an unwanted manner. The sooner a bug is detected in the Software Lifecycle, lesser would be the cost involved in fixing it. The term bug came from the fact that a moth flew into an early computer that ran on vacuum tubes.

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Source: iSixSigma, 02 January 2011 10:03:10, External

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bug - [computing] In computing, a flaw or error in a software program or hardware component that prevents it from performing the way it should.

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Source: esri, 06 February 2012 07:35:02, External

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