Any glitches in the arrangements were easy to forgive against a backdrop of rubble.
There are 4,400 of these airplanes flying and they have been around for 20 years, but glitches keep being exposed.
If you set out to build a whole airplane in a way that never been done before, glitches are bound to surface.
1962, American English, possibly from Yiddish glitsh "a slip," from glitshn "to slip," from German glitschen, and related gleiten "to glide" (see glide). Perhaps directly from German; it began as technical jargon in the argot of electronic hardware engineers, popularized and given a broader meaning by U.S. space program.
[fr German glitschen (or Yiddish glitshen), ''slip'']