computer error

Definitions of computer error
  1. noun

    (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer

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    hardware error

    error resulting from a malfunction of some physical component of the computer
    programming error, software error

    error resulting from bad code in some program involved in producing the erroneous result
    algorithm error

    error resulting from the choice of the wrong algorithm or method for achieving the intended result
    disk error

    error resulting from malfunction of a magnetic disk
    run-time error, runtime error, semantic error

    an error in logic or arithmetic that must be detected at run time
    syntax error

    an error of language resulting from code that does not conform to the syntax of the programming language
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    happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

    an event that happens

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