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glitch

noun [C] uk   us   /ɡlɪtʃ/
a small problem or fault that prevents something from being successful or working as well as it should: We'd expected a few glitches, but everything's gone remarkably smoothly. The system has been plagued with glitches ever since its launch. specialized electronics a sudden unexpected increase in electrical power, especially one that causes a fault in an electronic system: The computer failure was due to a glitch caused by lightning.
Translations of “glitch”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小毛病, 小差錯, 小故障…
in Russian сбой…
in Turkish hata, kusur, yanlışlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小毛病, 小差错, 小故障…
in Polish usterka…
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