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|Noun||1.||computer 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
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