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Synonyms for bug

insect

bugging device

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annoy

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Synonyms for bug

a minute organism usually producing disease

a minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature

something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

a person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to monitor (telephone calls) with a concealed listening device connected to the circuit

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Synonyms for bug

general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate

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a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

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a small hidden microphone

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a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)

tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

References in classic literature ?
All dat done, Massa Will; mighty easy ting for to put de bug fru de hole - look out for him dare below
I made no doubt that the latter had been infected with some of the innumerable Southern superstitions about money buried, and that his phantasy had received confirmation by the finding of the scarabæus, or, perhaps, by Jupiter's obstinacy in maintaining it to be "a bug of real gold.
Perhaps, after all, it was rather a desire than an actual belief; - but do you know that Jupiter's silly words, about the bug being of solid gold, had a remarkable effect upon my fancy?
I suppose," said I, "you missed the spot, in the first attempt at digging, through Jupiter's stupidity in letting the bug fall through the right instead of through the left eye of the skull.
And why did you insist upon letting fall the bug, instead of a bullet, from the skull?
His search through the various books convinced him that he had discovered all the different kinds of bugs most often repeated in combination, and these he arranged in proper order with great ease because of the frequency with which he had perused the fascinating alphabet picture book.
His education progressed; but his greatest finds were in the inexhaustible storehouse of the huge illustrated dictionary, for he learned more through the medium of pictures than text, even after he had grasped the significance of the bugs.
By the time he was seventeen he had learned to read the simple, child's primer and had fully realized the true and wonderful purpose of the little bugs.
The life cycle stages of a bed bug are egg, nymph, and adult.
The unidentified boy poured alcohol on the bug before lighting it on fire.
There was a dramatic drop in bed bug infestation in the 1950s due to the development of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), but the country has seen a resurgence since the 1990s (Thomas, Wrobel, & Brown, 2013).
On of the biggest mistakes that a homeowner can make during a bed bug infestation is thinking if they abandon the home the bed bugs will die from have no blood to feed off of.
The Bed Bug Handbook is a complete guide to bed bugs and their control.
Keywords:Human Centered Computing, Technology Appropriation, Software Development, Usability, Bug Tracking Applications
As part of a project known as the "Great Stink Bug Count," citizens from the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest regions of the United States recorded daily counts of stink bugs, along with their locations on residences and the time of each tally.