Definition Of bug


a miniature microphone, typically concealed in a room or telephone, used for surveillance.

That, according to sources, is a strong indication that it was the FBI's bug and they were the ones that put it there in the first place.

a small insect.

I observed small creatures: ants, bugs , moths, worms, all working their ways, digging in and out of the soil.

an error in a computer program or system.

Worse, it is theoretically impossible to determine whether computer systems are free from programming bugs or nefarious code.

an insect of a large order distinguished by having mouthparts that are modified for piercing and sucking.

The insect families that scientists lump together as aphids belong to the huge order of true bugs , which typically deploy sucking mouthparts much like built-in soda straws.

annoy or bother (someone).

a persistent reporter was bugging me

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Example Of bug

  • A bug , a bacterium called Propionobacterium acnes, that lives normally on the skin, can thrive within the blocked pore.

  • a custom program we used developed a bug

  • A flagship London heart hospital was forced to close for two weeks after 45 staff and patients became ill with a diarrhoea bug .

  • A large lantern insect, the mealy fly is a sucking bug .

  • A school remained closed today after 150 pupils were struck down by a sickness bug .

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