Definition of debugger in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēˈbəɡər/


A computer program that assists in the detection and correction of errors in computer programs.
Example sentences
  • It includes a Java software and HTML editor, multi-threaded debugger, object browser, and HTTP server.
  • I think the single most important change for developers in the past 25 years has been the improvements in IDEs and debuggers that automate a lot of the programming and debugging tasks that people used to have to do laboriously by hand.
  • We found a bug in the program during one tutorial, and I fixed the bug on the spot in order to demonstrate the Perl debugger.

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Syllabification: de·bug·ger

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