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Dictionary definition for: Bug

1. (n) general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate

2. (v) annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"

3. (n) a fault or defect in a system or machine

4. (v) tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy" "Is this hotel room bugged?"

5. (n) a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly

6. (n) insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis

7. (n) a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium) the term is not in technical use

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