Definition of heisenbug
- in computing, a bug that disappears or changes its behavior when an attempt is found to locate its source or to generally investigate it.
This is an actual occurrence, since tools such as debuggers do change a program's behavior. Even "innocuous" techniques such emitting debugging output to a console changes the runtime of programs and can affect timing-related issues.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: to search the world wide web for references that would enlarge a person's ego.|
|Definitions include: computer speak for "elite."|
|Definitions include: a needle used to inject drugs.|
|Definitions include: software that lets third parties monitor a user's activities and personal data.|
|Definitions include: acronym of "go fuck yourself."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "go fuck yourself".|
|Definitions include: to happen automatically, in a way that appears almost magical.|
|Definitions include: to vomit.|
|Definitions include: a type of shareware that only requires users to send a postcard to the author in order to purchase it.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".|
|Definitions include: the level to which something is bogus.|
|Definitions include: an expression of excitement or joy, used mostly by computer aficionados.|
|Definitions include: an emphatic "Okay," via a doubled "k".|
|Definitions include: a system that was created by hacking it up over time.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "if I understand correctly".|
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|Definitions include: Everything's good.|
|Definitions include: freak out or go crazy.|
|Definitions include: to hang one's testicles out of the open zipper ("fly") of bottom wear.|
|Definitions include: to defecate.|
|Definitions include: to waste time.|
|Definitions include: messed up or ugly, uncool.|
|Definitions include: to point out a flaw, misdeed, or mistake.|
|Definitions include: to greatly enjoy someone or something.|
|Definitions include: to suffer a task or experience in order to shield other members of some group from the displeasure; "take one for the team".|
|Definitions include: See blast.|
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