glitched

glitch

[glich] Slang.
noun
1.
a defect or malfunction in a machine or plan.
2.
Computers. any error, malfunction, or problem. Compare bug1 ( def 5 ).
3.
a brief or sudden interruption or surge in voltage in an electric circuit.
verb (used with object)
4.
to cause a glitch in: an accident that glitched our plans.

Origin:
1960–65; perhaps < Yiddish glitsh slippery area; compare glitshn, German glitschen to slip, slide

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glitch (ɡlɪtʃ)
 
n
1.  a sudden instance of malfunctioning or irregularity in an electronic system
2.  a change in the rotation rate of a pulsar
 
[C20: of unknown origin]

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glitch
1962, Amer.Eng., possibly from Yiddish glitsh "a slip," from glitshn "to slip," from Ger. glitschen, and related gleiten "to glide." Perhaps directly from Ger.; it began as technical jargon in the argot of electronic hardware engineers, popularized and given a broader meaning by U.S. space program.
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