workaround


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

work·a·round

 (wûrk′ə-round′)
n.
A method or process of dealing with a problem.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

workaround

(ˈwɜːkəˌraʊnd)
n
(Computer Science) a method of circumventing or overcoming a problem in a computer program or system
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Out of the 13 shortlisted companies, we are delighted that Aion Sigma, Caravan, Teacherly, Virtual i Technologies, Workaround and Saaya Health have secured investment.
Fortunately, while the Redmond-based company works on a permanent solution, there's a workaround for those of you who rely heavily on wireless speakers/headphones connected through Bluetooth.
Before today, Willem says, "System admins would have to resort to an onerous and costly workaround to manage multi-site mobile organizations."
?2ND #ADVISORY ON THE SUSPENSION OF CLASSES AND WORKAround noontime today, Silliman University (SU) received an...
PESHAWAR -- Even though the apex poll body had halted the distribution of health cards in the erstwhile federally administered tribal areas until after the July 20 elections are over, the provincial government on Tuesday found a workaround for the ban, deeming national identity cards as sufficient for availing health facilities.
Rather than draw battle lines, when I make a summer salad for a crowd, if a recipe calls for mayonnaise, I have a workaround that satisfies both camps.
European traders rushed to find workaround methods before the ban was enforced.
Officials are struggling to devise such a "workaround" strategy, but it could carry more risks than keeping the existing advisory force.
Just like she used mixtapes as a workaround to her old label not putting out her music before, now she's using an updated version of her debut album as a workaround to them once again.
The apex bank has made a workaround by saying that banks would not need to reveal the names of their clients.
The second workaround authorizes local governments to create charitable organizations that taxpayers can donate to in exchange for property tax credits.