The second glitch came a few hours after that, when some of the cables used to pull the ship upright started to slack.
In the limelight, every glitch and wart becomes an eyesore for an international audience.
But nobody has yet delivered a cloud computing system that is glitch free.
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'']