glitch


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glitch

(glɪtʃ)
n. a defect; a bug. There is a glitch in the computer program somewhere.
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During the glitch, some users were finding it difficult to make voice calls or send e-mails at the first attempt, the carrier said.
While conducting massive recalls on defective floor mats and sticky gas pedals, Toyota denied that a glitch in the electronic control system caused the problem.
Doug Church, a spokesman for the National Air Traffic Controllers Union, said controllers were still entering flight plans manually in some places even after the glitch was fixed, the Associated Press news agency reported.
In a letter from Joe Kolshak, Delta's executive vice president and chief of operations, to Transportation Security Administration Director Kip Hawley, it was stated that the computer software glitch at a security checkpoint cost the carrier more than USD1.
So as I was about to wish all well in the new year, the tsunami struck in southeast Asia, and suddenly a glitch was a minor technical problem.
By testing where the radioactivity showed up later in the pathway, the team found the glitch the step that removes a methyl (CHa) group from thebaine and oripavine.
A wiring glitch in their brain makes it difficult to connect letters to the sounds they represent.
com Canadian website glitch mistakenly revealed the identities of thousands of people who had anonymously posted book reviews.
Yahoo Japan has released no details, merely saying that a system-related problem and human error caused the glitch, which lasted from around 10 p.
Conservative Assembly leader Nick Bourne, AM for Mid & West Wales, accused the Economic Minister of being ``economic with the truth'', hiding the Lib-Labcoalition's failings behind a computer glitch.
In the world of popular franchise entertainment, human beings are the biggest glitch.
States worked for years to avoid the Y2K bug, a glitch that involved the inability of some computers to recognize "00" as shorthand for the year 2000, reading it as 1900.
I thought Reagan was a glitch in the works and Bush maybe too.
The computer glitch, which happened late on Tuesday night, affected all the bank's 2,400 cash machines and left some customers unable to withdraw cash.
The impending computer glitch, he asserted, could cause American society to break down, spawning terrorist activity, "massive civil disobedience," widespread looting, food shortages, worldwide economic collapse and possible global conflict as unstable dictators seized the opportunity.