Definitions for DEBUGdiˈbʌg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•bugdiˈbʌg(v.t.)-bugged, -bug•ging.

  1. to detect and remove defects or errors from:

    to debug a computer program.

    Category: Informal

  2. to remove electronic bugs from (a room or building).

    Category: Informal

  3. to rid of insect pests.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of debug:

1940–45

de•bug′ger(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. debug(verb)

    locate and correct errors in a computer program code

    "debug this program"

Wiktionary

  1. debug(Verb)

    To remove a hidden electronic surveillance device from somewhere

  2. debug(Verb)

    To search for and eliminate malfunctioning elements or errors in something, especially a computer program or machinery

  3. debug(Verb)

    To remove insects from somewhere

Freebase

  1. Debug

    debug is a command in DOS, MS-DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows which runs the program debug.exe. Debug can act as an assembler, disassembler, or hex dump program allowing users to interactively examine memory contents, make changes, and selectively execute COM, EXE and other file types. It also has several subcommands which are used to access specific disk sectors, I/O ports and memory addresses. MS-DOS Debug runs at a 16-bit process level and therefore it is limited to 16-bit computer programs. FreeDOS Debug has a "DEBUGX" version supporting 32-bit DPMI programs as well.

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