syntax error


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syntax error

A mistake in a programming language.
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Noun1.syntax error - an error of language resulting from code that does not conform to the syntax of the programming language; "syntax errors can be recognized at compilation time"; "a common syntax error is to omit a parenthesis"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
programming error, software error - error resulting from bad code in some program involved in producing the erroneous result
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They tried to search for games, type their names or Google to access the Internet but all they saw on the screen were syntax error.
If the search function returns an 'E', then a syntax error has been encountered.
The problem with // is that if the URL or web address has only one slash it shows a syntax error and the website fails to open.
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Form frmDiveTab CmdOK_ Update Error #-2147217900 (Description: Syntax error (missing operator) in query expression.
fp7 database, including syntax error highlighting, allowing tab characters, better error reporting, plus links to Groovy and Java documentation.
Restores are fast and there is less chance for human error or a syntax error than with manual execution.
A virus was discovered, but it had a syntax error and did not replicate.
This new solution can find issues such as incorrect expressions, dead code, syntax errors, leaking variables and many more.
Many online checkers are unable to cope with syntax errors, homophones and unusual/colloquial/foreign language words.