runtime error

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.runtime error - an error in logic or arithmetic that must be detected at run time
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
An alpha version of Flash Player 8.5 is available, including a new virtual machine for faster runtime and full runtime error reporting, ActionScript 3 and improved debugging.
When we clicked on the Example tab, it sometimes moved to an example in the Topic Guide document, but often it gave 8 runtime error and closed instead.
Attempting to enter dives results in an error message that reads, "Critical runtime error has occurred in form frm dive tab full_team info error #94: invalid use of null":
select projection from [e.sub.1] as [x.sub.1], [e.sub.2] as [x.sub.2], ..., [e.sub.n] as [x.sub.n] where e order by [e'.sub.1], [e'.sub.2], ..., [e'.sub.m] Additional subtleties in type-checking queries with an order by clause come from the requirement that "message not understood" runtime error messages must be avoided.