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It was originally installed as a debugging device, but it was retained for its security value.
Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  locate and correct errors in a computer program code
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 Mark word for later review on this computer
debug debugging debugged debugs
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Occasionally, the term is used for hardware, but "troubleshoot" is more commonly used in that context.
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  • It was originally installed as a debugging device, but it was retained for its security value.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Mr. Orcutt and I have to debug some PCs.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Better ifip your burgers or debug your subroutines faster and better than your high school classmate two blocks down the strip is flipping or debugging, because we’re in competition with those guys, and people notice these things.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Better ifip your burgers or debug your subroutines faster and better than your high school classmate two blocks down the strip is flipping or debugging, because we’re in competition with those guys, and people notice these things.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash

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  • It would be much more sensible just to debug it.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
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Associated words [difficulty]:   debug [8] , database [2] , browser [7] , computer virus [8] , hyperlink [8]
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