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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The windfall was due to a computer error at Preston Council.
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.
The disciplinary inquiry comes a week after The Young Master was stripped of his victory in the Badger Ales Trophy after a computer error failed to pick up he was not qualified.
MORE than a thousand Birmingham council tenants were charged twice on their rent last month as a result of a computer error it has emerged.
THOUSANDS of Birmingham council tax payers have been charged twice this month following a computer error.
Young said that people, who are often overwhelmed by their abilities, dismiss their achievements as merely a matter of luck, timing, outside help, charm or even computer error.
stocks rose Thursday on data showing improvement in global manufacturing and the American labor market amid a three-hour trading halt on the Nasdaq Stock Market after a computer error.
Last night Tom Brown - who says he lost his home as he spent five years fighting two allegation of false accounting - called on the Post Office Ltd to recognise a computer error had caused accounting errors.
I lodged a complaint and was told it was a computer error.
But a computer error meant some went out to people who had died.
Summary: The FSA has been urged to take action against the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks over mortgage payment demands caused by a computer error.

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