bug

(redirected from buggy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

bug

(bŭg),
An insect belonging to the suborder Heteroptera. For organisms so called, see the specific term.

bug

(bŭg)
n.
1.
a. An insect having mouthparts used for piercing and sucking, such as an aphid, a bedbug, or a stinkbug.
b. An insect of any kind, such as a cockroach or a ladybug.
c. A small invertebrate with many legs, such as a spider or a centipede.
2.
a. A disease-producing microorganism or agent: a flu bug.
b. The illness or disease so produced: took several days to get over the bug.

bug′ger n.

bug

an error in a computer program (software bug) or a design flaw in computer hardware (hardware bug), usually resulting in an inability to process data correctly.
Computers Any defect in a system, usually understood as a software problem
Drug slang See Coke bug
Entomology Any of a number of insects that suck blood—e.g., bed bugs (Cimex lectularius)—and/or act as vectors for disease—e.g., reduviid bugs, carriers of trypanosomiasis
Informatics A tool used by hackers to access all the cookies from other websites stored on a PC’s hard drive
Microbiology A popular synonym for bacteria

bug

Medical entomology Any of a number of insects that are bloodsucking–eg, bed bugs–Cimex lectularius and/or act as vectors for disease–eg, reduviid bugs, carriers of trypanosomiasis. See Assassin bug, Kissing bug, Red bug, Reduviid bug Microbiology A popular synonym for bacteria. See Superbug.

bug

(bŭg)
1. Any insect of the order Hemiptera.
2. More colloquially, any insect or arachnid.
3. (slang) An acute febrile illness such as influenza or the common cold.
[of uncertain origin]

bug

One of various wingless or four-winged insects of the order Hemiptera and especially of the suborder Heteroptera , with piercing and sucking mouth parts. The bugs of medical importance include the cone nose (Reduviid) ‘assassin’ or ‘kissing’ bugs which transmit CHAGAS' DISEASE, and the bed bug, Cimex lectularis , which cause painful bites.

bug

(bŭg)
1. Any insect of the order Hemiptera.
2. More colloquially, any insect or arachnid.
3. (slang) An acute febrile illness such as influenza or the common cold.
[of uncertain origin]

bug,

n an error in a computer program.

bug

a member of the family Cimicidae in the order Hemiptera and includes the blood-sucking bugs. See haematosiphon and oeciacus vicarius.

Patient discussion about bug

Q. i don't like bugs! actually , i afraid of them . is it a phobia? do i need to see someone to discuss it?

A. Phobia or the excess fear of an ordinary object is indeed considered a disorder. However, as many other psychiatric disorders, as long as it doesn’t affect your life adversely and you are capable of functioning well in your daily life you don't HAVE to treat it (unless you want to).

More discussions about bug
References in periodicals archive ?
The buggy is provided free of charge but must be driven by a caddie at a fee of PS50 plus tip.
Raja Irfan, a resident of Dhoke Khabba who recently hired a horse-drawn carriage for his wedding, said his wife wanted the wedding procession to come to the hall with a buggy.
The post Romanian tourist killed in beach buggy accident appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
uk Hamster Buggy Bags A PAIR of bags that attach securely to the sides of buggies using strong hooks, and have been designed to distribute additional weight towards the front and sides of the buggy, preventing it tipping backwards.
Jahgoo Clam-P THIS handy clam shell-shaped buggy clip is designed to secure muslin cloths, discarded clothes or even cuddly toys to the buggy.
In it, a little black dune buggy can be seen stuck in sand on a steep hill.
The BOB Sport Utility Stroller is a buggy designed for mums on the run - literally.
He told her "I'm dying", before launching the attack in which he grabbed the child and tried to pull her out of the buggy.
Cara's Dune Buggy Dash was the perfect way to extend our range of highly successful online games and apps.
The MoveAround IV Buggy offers children receiving IV therapy added mobility and independence -- providing exercise, increased strength and stamina to help recovery.
A YOUNG woman died in a hospital intensive care unit hours after being flung from a dune buggy on a beach.