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Noun: error  e-ru(r)
  1. A wrong action attributable to bad judgment, ignorance or inattention
    "she was quick to point out my errors";
    - mistake, fault
  2. Inadvertent incorrectness
    - erroneousness
  3. A misconception resulting from incorrect information
    - erroneous belief
  4. (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
    - misplay
  5. Departure from what is ethically acceptable
    - wrongdoing
  6. (computing) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
    - computer error
  7. Part of a statement that is not correct
    "the book was full of errors";
    - mistake
Verb: error  e-ru(r)
  1. (computing) fail with an error message
    - error out

Derived forms: errors

Type of: evil, evilness, failure, happening, incorrectness, misconception, misstatement, natural event, nonaccomplishment, nonachievement, occurrence, occurrent, wrongness

Encyclopedia: Error