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And they asked me to take a polygraph as to the allegations and reports I'd made. I volunteered and I took the polygraph and passed it without a glitch.
Sibel Edmonds

Meaning of "glitch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GLITCH

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GLITCH

glitch  [ɡlɪtʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLITCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glitch is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GLITCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Glitch

A glitch is a short-lived fault in a system. It is often used to describe a transient fault that corrects itself, and is therefore difficult to troubleshoot. The term is particularly common in the computing and electronics industries, and in circuit bending, as well as among players of video games, although it is applied to all types of systems including human organizations and nature. The term derives from the German glitschig, meaning 'slippery', possibly entering English through the Yiddish term glitsh.

Definition of glitch in the English dictionary

The definition of glitch in the dictionary is a sudden instance of malfunctioning or irregularity in an electronic system. Other definition of glitch is a change in the rotation rate of a pulsar.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLITCH


bitch
bɪtʃ
Deutsch
dɔɪtʃ
DH
diːˈeɪtʃ
dich
dɪtʃ
Dulwich
ˈdʌlɪtʃ
FH
ˌɛfˈeɪtʃ
flitch
flɪtʃ
hitch
hɪtʃ
Illich
ˈɪlɪtʃ
lich
lɪtʃ
lychgate
lɪtʃ
mich
mɪtʃ
p&h
ˌpiːənˈeɪtʃ
pitch
pɪtʃ
rich
rɪtʃ
soothlich
ˈsuːθlɪtʃ
stitch
stɪtʃ
switch
swɪtʃ
which
wɪtʃ
witch
wɪtʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLITCH

glissandi
glissando
glisten
glisteningly
glister
glisteringly
glit
glitchy
glitter
glitterand
glitterati
glittering
glitteringly
glittery
glitz
glitzier
glitziest
glitzily
glitziness
glitzy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLITCH

aitch
chain stitch
chain-stitch
cross-stitch
ditch
fitch
ignition switch
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light switch
mitch
on-off switch
quidditch
Redditch
slip stitch
slip-stitch
snitch
soccer pitch
son of a bitch
toggle switch
twitch

Synonyms and antonyms of glitch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GLITCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «glitch» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of glitch

Translation of «glitch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLITCH

Find out the translation of glitch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glitch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glitch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

故障
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

glitch
570 millions of speakers

English

glitch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गड़बड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خلل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глюк
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

falha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সামান্য ত্রুটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pépin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Glitch
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Glitch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グリッチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

글리치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kesalahan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trục trặc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோளாறும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गोंधळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aksaklık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

problema tecnico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

usterka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

глюк
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

glitch
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

glitch
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glitch
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glitch
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glitch
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glitch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLITCH»

The term «glitch» is very widely used and occupies the 15.291 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLITCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «glitch» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «glitch» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glitch

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2 QUOTES WITH «GLITCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word glitch.
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Nathan Deal
Consider this: I can go to Antarctica and get cash from an ATM without a glitch, but should I fall ill during my travels, a hospital there could not access my medical records or know what medications I am on.
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Sibel Edmonds
And they asked me to take a polygraph as to the allegations and reports I'd made. I volunteered and I took the polygraph and passed it without a glitch.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLITCH»

Discover the use of glitch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glitch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Glitch
In Heather Anastasiu's action-packed debut, Glitch begins an exciting new young adult trilogy.
Heather Anastasiu, 2012
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Glitch: The Hidden Impact of Faulty Software
In Glitch, industry leader Jeff Papows, Ph.D., outlines the three converging forces that are leading to the proliferation of glitches.
Jeff Papows Ph.D., 2010
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Glitch: Designing Imperfection
Sculpture & other three-dimensional art forms.
Iman Moradi, 2009
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Glitch
Guinness World Records, holiday gnomes, a glass-blowing grandma, and generous helpings of goofiness abound in this seventh installment in the series.
Karla Oceanak, 2013
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The Geek Squad Guide to Solving Any Computer Glitch: The ...
Shining a clear light into the murky world of computer problems, the Geek Squad, a widely known computer service company, offers hundreds of hints and easily referenced tips on coping with frozen screens, recalcitrant modems, and other ...
Robert Stephens, 1999
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Hailey Twitch and the Wedding Glitch
The next installment in this hilarious and heartwarming series featuring a seven-year-old mastermind who tries really hard not to blame her invisible friend for getting her into heaps of delicious trouble.
Lauren Barnholdt, 2011
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The Evolutionary Glitch: Rise Above the Root of Your Problems
In this revolutionary book, you will discover which of the six major types of Personas you have unwittingly acquired, and you will learn how tofree yourself from the power it has over you.
Albert Garoli, 2010
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The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep
When twelve-year-old Becker Drane is recruited by The Seems, a parallel universe that runs everything in The World, he must fix a disastrous glitch in the Department of Sleep that threatens everyone's ability to ever fall asleep again.
John Hulme, Michael Wexler, 2007
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Error: Glitch, Noise, and Jam in New Media Cultures
Explores the ways in which error can serve as a critical lens for understanding the principles of informatic control that govern our contemporary network society. >
Mark Nunes, 2011
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Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture
Brings to light the critical role of noise and error in the creative potential of digital culture
Peter Krapp, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLITCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glitch is used in the context of the following news items.
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GTA 5 Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 Solo Money Glitch And New DLC …
GTA 5 tipster Suheil shared a working oney glitch for the current GTA 5 1.28 update. According to Suheil, the latest exploit is a solo money ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
2
Stella Creasy's deputy leadership campaign is hit by online glitch
Stella Creasy's deputy leadership campaign is hit by online glitch. 0 Comments 13 July 2015 9:27 Steerpike Follow @MrSteerpike. Stella. Given that Labour's ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Grand Theft Auto 5 Online Infinite Money Glitch Discovered
The newest glitch is an exploit that allows gamers to gain access to “infinite cash.” This particular exploit comes on the heels of patch 1.27. «GamingBolt, Jul 15»
4
Discus event experiences glitch at Nutmeg Games
NEW BRITAIN – When the discus portion of the Nutmeg Games began on Saturday, it looked as though it would shape up to be a routine event ... «Newbritainherald, Jul 15»
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Glitch blamed for Instagram follower boost
Instagram users across the world awoke to a rather pleasant surprise on the weekend - a bunch of new followers to share their selfies and ... «ELLE, Jul 15»
6
Irked locals protest against K-Electric's fourth major glitch in week
KARACHI (Dunya News) – The locals on Monday are demonstrating protests in different localities against a large scale power breakdown for ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
7
Stock Market Glitch Freezes the NYSE
On July 8, a whirlwind of gut wrenching gasps could be heard as the Stock Market suffered a temporary freeze when a glitch halted trading at ... «Guardian Liberty Voice, Jul 15»
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The Glitch appointed digital partner for Jack Daniel's Tennessee …
The Glitch has been assigned the digital mandate for Brown Forman-owned Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey in India. The account will be ... «Best Media Info, Jul 15»
9
The New Horizon's Holiday Glitch was More Fear-Inducing Than We …
New Horizons team members Priya Dharmavaram and Tim Miralles monitoring telemetry from the operations center in the Applied Physics ... «io9, Jul 15»
10
Financially Speaking: Greece, China and the NYSE computer glitch
We spend a lot of time discussing and writing about the need for sanity in insane markets. It is much easier to do this when the markets are ... «The Saratogian, Jul 15»

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