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Definition of the verb debug

What does debug mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: debugged, debugging

  1. locate and correct errors in a computer program code

Alternative definition of the verb debug


  1. To remove a hidden electronic surveillance device from somewhere
  2. [computer science] To search for and eliminate malfunctioning elements or errors in something, especially a computer program or machinery
  3. [US] To remove insects from somewhere


"Debug" is a musical album of Junkfisher.


  1. Debug is a command in 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.
  2. Debug is a 2014 Canadian science fiction horror film written and directed by David Hewlett. It stars Jeananne Goossen, Adrian Holmes, Adam Butcher, Kjartan Hewitt, Sidney Leeder, and Jaydn Wong as computer programmers who must deal with a hostile artificial intelligence on an interstellar spaceship. It was released on 3 November 2014 in the UK.
  3. Debug: De:Bug is a monthly magazine based in Berlin, covering "electronic aspects of life." Following this new definition of culture, the magazine keeps track of electronic music styles such as techno, electro or house, as well as all intersections of daily life with digital technology, it describes the internet as a social space influenced by interface design, web art, and file sharing issues. A second focus is on hardware, the latest computer games and software for musicians and other creative professionals.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Debug

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Google previewElectronics Explained (2000)

by M. W. Brimicombe

DEBUG is the name of a small, but useful piece of software which is loaded with DOS into every PC. You will be using it a lot. DEBUG allows you to perform the following tasks: • display and modify the contents of memory, • display and modify ...

Google previewIntroducing Python (2014)

Modern Computing in Simple Packages by Bill Lubanovic

debug()). We can set the default level by using basicConfig(). DEBUG is the lowest level, so this enables it and ...

Google previewCCENT Study Guide (2013)

Exam 100-101 (ICND1) by Todd Lammle

Okay, let's move on now and talk about how to troubleshoot your network using the debug command. Debugging Debug is a useful troubleshooting command that's available from Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting 311.

Google previewProgramming for the Java Virtual Machine (1999)

by Joshua Engel

debug is a virtual call with the receiver omitted. It is equivalent to this.debug(a, b); The receiver is thi s. There are two subexpressions, a 236 CHAPTER 10 COMPILING JAVA.

Google previewFacebook Application Development For Dummies (2011)

by Jesse Stay

debug(response); }); console.debug is a method that outputs the full object of the response to your browser's error log. You can use the developer mode in Chrome or Safari, or an extension like Firebug in Firefox ...

Google previewThe VLSI Handbook (2010)

by Wai-Kai Chen

Post-silicon debug is an expensive process. In some cases, editing the manufactured die may be impossible. Physical verification is the last, but very important step during microprocessor layout method. If a serious design rule or timing ...

Google previewOCP Oracle Database 11g New Features for Administrators Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-050) (2008)

by Sam R. Alapati

debug is an optional parameter, with a default value of none. Possible values are files, stdout, and both (debug data written to both files and stdout). □ connection_override specifies whether wrc must override the connection mapping stored in ...

Google previewElectronic Design Automation for IC System Design, Verification, and Testing (2016)

by Luciano Lavagno, Igor L. Markov, Grant Martin, Louis K. Scheffer

Software debug is an area in which emulation and FPGA-based prototyping are similar in capabilities. Standard software debuggers such as the ARM DS-5, GDB , and Lauterbach's Trace32 can be attached via a JTAG port. Techniques are ...

Google previewTake Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon (2009)

by Sharon Zardetto, Andy Baird

Debug. To fix programming code (heavy-duty, or "just" scripting), so that it works properly, getting rid of all the Bugs. Or all of the major bugs. Or most of them. This is, of course, a procedure that should always be done before software is ...

Google previewNFPA's Illustrated Dictionary of Electrical Terms (2004)

by H. Brooke Stauffer

Debug. (1) To remove errors from a computer program. (2) To examine or test software, a procedure, or equipment for the purpose of detecting and correcting errors, especially during start-up. Decibel (dB). (1) Unit equalling one-tenth of a bel ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1990)

Volume 5 - Debuggers and Debugging Techniques to Electron Beam Lithography by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

code for debugger (DEBUG). Figure 14 is the ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

DEBUG: To remove unwanted, erroneous, or broken coding errors from a software program; slang term. DECAY: To reduce signal or electronic charge strength. DECIBEL: Unit of loudness or signal strength measure (dB); 1/10 of a bell; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present Time (1873)

Du Moulin to Franklin

Debug. r796. 8vo, pp. 2!. IA., ll. FISHER History of New Brunswick. By Peter Fisher. 1829.

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Scrabble value of D2E1B3U1G2

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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