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Definition of debug

debug

  • to isolate the cause of a problem. Though "de-bug" suggests removal of "bugs" (problems,) the term is usually used only to describe the process of finding the bug.

    Last edited on Jan 22 1999. Submitted by Sandin on Jan 22 1999.

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