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Problems with machines - synonyms or related words

breakdown

noun

a situation in which a machine or vehicle stops working

bug

noun

computing

a minor fault in a computer system or in a computer program

crash

noun

computing

an occasion when a computer or a computer program suddenly stops working

failure

noun

a situation in which something such as a machine or an organ in your body stops working correctly

fault

noun

a problem with a machine or piece of equipment that stops it from working correctly

gremlin

noun

a small imaginary creature that people blame when they have problems with machines

jam

noun

an occasion when a machine does not work because something prevents its parts from moving

shutdown

noun

an occasion when a machine or factory stops working temporarily

trouble

noun

a problem affecting a machine or system that makes it not work as it should

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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