Etymology
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debug (v.)

"remove the faults from," 1945, of machine systems, from de- + bug (n.) "glitch, defect in a machine." Meaning "to remove a concealed microphone" is from 1964. Related: Debugged; debugging.

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Definitions of debug

debug (v.)
locate and correct errors in a computer program code;
debug this program
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