computer error

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: error - (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computercomputer error - (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
hardware error - error resulting from a malfunction of some physical component of the computer
programming error, software error - error resulting from bad code in some program involved in producing the erroneous result
algorithm error - error resulting from the choice of the wrong algorithm or method for achieving the intended result
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An electricity board official said today there had obviously been a computer error.
Twice, computer error had caused one of my monthly payments to be missed.
California Lottery officials apologized for a computer error that caused some SuperLotto Plus tickets sold Sunday for Wednesday's drawing to have the wrong date on them.
A CITY council computer error has left thousands of people in Coventry without housing benefit payments.
The shambles, caused by a computer error in 1998, has led to tax chiefs writing to more than one million taxpayers asking if they would like their liability to be recalculated.
A COMPUTER error at Weatherbys has been blamed for the belated disqualification of last Friday's Kempton hunter chase winner Bas De Laine.
There was, however, no computer error in the issuing of these summonses and we do not incorrectly summons thousands of people to court.
The Nordic firm blamed a computer error that made it calculate charges on the pensions policies incorrectly, and pledged to refund the money at an enhanced interest rate.
This being the case, the public should start saving now for the pounds 1, 000 fines which will undoubtedly drop through the door as a result of computer error at the Home Office.
There was no apology,just the excuse of the usual computer error.
She said the decision by the GTC, which is the regulatory and disciplinary board for teachers in England and Wales, is the result of a computer error.
Computer error was blamed today for hundreds of young voters in a Teesside borough not receiving postal voting papers for the local government elections.

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