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: of the title to an article or webpage, vague enough so that one has to click the title to learn what the destination is actually about.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "got to go".|
|Definitions include: commercial software available for piracy on the same day it is released to the public.|
|Definitions include: to vomit|
|Definitions include: the World Wide Web.|
|Definitions include: "baby".|
|Definitions include: "technology".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "you're welcome".|
|Definitions include: From "bandwidth" as a measure of the rate of data transfer ("throughput") that a digital medium can handle.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "Estimated Time of Arrival."|
|Definitions include: to be so intoxicated from illegal stimulants that one loses complete control over one's body.|
|Definitions include: to strike a heavy blow.|
|Definitions include: something deceptive.|
|Definitions include: a computer program that single-handedly or near single-handedly makes a computing platform popular.|
|Definitions include: a videogame that requires mashing buttons to play, rather than finesse.|
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|Definitions include: to annoy or irritate someone|
|Definitions include: an interesting person.|
|Definitions include: an exciting occurrence.|
|Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".|
|Definitions include: significant other.|
|Definitions include: The vagina.|
|Definitions include: a girlfriend.|
|Definitions include: a free e-mail address one uses for unimportant web signups, with the expectation that the e-mail address will receive lots of spam.|
|Definitions include: to enjoy.|
|Definitions include: a practice attempt, without performing the actual action.|
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