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Definitions of bug:
  • noun:   general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
  • noun:   a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly
  • noun:   a fault or defect in a system or machine
  • noun:   a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
  • noun:   insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
  • verb:   tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
    Example: "Is this hotel room bugged?"
  • verb:   annoy persistently

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